Posts Tagged ‘From the DS Archives’

From the Archives: William Kentridge’s Black Box / Chambre Noire

Today From the DS Archives we bring you a post on one of William Kentridge‘s highly regarded video pieces “Black Box/Chambre Noire.” His work is currently on view at Marian Goodman in New York and will be up through October 26. The following article written by Georgia Haagsma was originally published on September 12, 2012. At the end of William Kentridge’s miniature theatre piece Black Box/Chambre[…..]

A Gentle Art of Disappearing

I remember the first time I learned about Yves Klein in art history class. It was one of those moments (and I had many during that course) where I not only chuckled and admired the artist’s audacity but thought, “If only I could have been there to see this myself.” For Yves Klein’s work, this, of course, is the premise of its strength. Having an[…..]

All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Baldessari

Most of the time the best information, advice, and stories we hear come to us from faraway places, whether it be by location or time. In today’s case, we bring you a ten-point lesson on John Baldessari written by Rebecca Taylor for the Huffington Post, reposted here at Daily Serving and now revisited once more as our entry today From the DS Archives. One particular student of Baldessari’s teachings[…..]

Heaven Is a Place Where Nothing Ever Happens

Today in From the DS Archives, we bring you an article by Michelle Shultz on the Folkestone Triennial, a public art project that took over the artist-luring town of Folkestone, England, in both 2008 and 2011. The triennial called for artists to “respond in a perceptive way to the unique geographic and demographic qualities of the area.” Similarly, the Bergen Assembly, a multidisciplinary project produced by[…..]

Back to School

In honor of the time of year and the general nervousness, excitement, and relief that come with the advent of the regular school year, this week we bring you a post written by Bean Gilsdorf entitled “Back to School,” from her weekly Help Desk column for DS. Her advice to the student behind the question “What to do before I graduate?” is sage: take advantage of all[…..]

I love you Jet Li

Today we bring you a From the DS Archives post entitled “I love you Jet Li.” In it, author Catherine Wagley discusses love, heartbreak, and a video by the artist Jaco Bouwer. Bouwer is part of the new group exhibition [Working Title] 2013, now on view through August 19 at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa. The following article was originally published on July 2, 2010, as a part of the weekly column “L.A. Expanded,”[…..]

Summer of Utopia: March My Darlings

Because it’s summer and we are either dreaming of or living in a haze of heat, sun and (hopefully) minimal clothing, this week we bring you an article from the DS week-long series “Summer of Utopia” which was featured in July of 2010. The post was written by Catherine Wagley as a part of her weekly column L.A. Expanded. The subjects of Ms. Wagley’s entry[…..]