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101 Conceptual Art Ideas

  • Au revoir!
    For 8 years this project has run, coming up with 59 stalwart concepts, actions or critiques of contemporary art. However, life has opened other paths to me so I bid you all au revoir!
    - 58 days ago, 5 May 20, 11:24am -
  • #59 (WOTD)

    #59 (WOTD)

    Use dictionary.com's "Word of the Day" daily in my Twitter feed; this project was begun on December 15, 2015.Here are some samples:
    - 21 Jul 16, 12:40pm -
  • #58 (Sous Rature)

    #58 (Sous Rature)

    5 erasers equally spaced under Sol Lewitt's "Wall Drawing #65. Lines not short, not straight, crossing and touching, drawn at random using four colors, uniformly dispersed with maximum density, covering the entire surface of the wall" at the Corcoran…
    - 14 Jan 15, 4:48pm -
  • #57


    Discarded Richard Prince hoodie.
    - 10 Sep 14, 12:24pm -
  • #55
    To: John Perreault perreault@aol.com Cher John, Merci beaucoup pour votre soumission pour le spectacle de Readymade@100. Je nomme... que vous volez quelque chose.  Ensuite, le photographier et nous l'envoyer.  Meilleurs voeux, Mark Cameron Boyd 3 j…
    - 3 Jun 14, 10:24pm -
  • #54


    Don Judd's on the move; 495 Beltway, 4/7/14.
    - 8 Apr 14, 2:14pm -
  • #53


    Perspective re-alignment of Ellsworth Kelly, "Red, Yellow, Blue V" (1968)[Hirshhorn Friday Gallery Talk: 12:30pm, Oct. 25, 2013]
    - 19 Sep 13, 5:57am -
  • #52


    Mini-Ruppert #1(John Ruppert)
    - 8 Sep 13, 9:31am -
  • #51


    13 abandoned Anthony Caro sculptures.
    - 15 Aug 13, 12:54pm -
  • #50


    Place fake pigeon [black arrow] among others roosting in parking lot at Greenbelt Mall.
    - 16 Jul 13, 5:20pm -

Abstract art...global conceptualism

  • Taxes on gambling in Australia

    Taxes on gambling in Australia

    Gambling is widespread across the world, and it is often heavily taxed. This naturally adds some bitterness to the sweet joy of winning. Australia, however, is true heaven for players, as they are not obliged to pay any taxes atThe post Taxes on gam…
    - 28 Jul 19, 2:52pm -
  • Top-5 frequent questions about online gambling in Australia

    Top-5 frequent questions about online gambling in Australia

    The annual rates show the incredible number of people involved in gambling. Could you imagine that about 80% of citizens are playing some type of gambling? Due to the common restrictions, people often ask the same questions to find theThe post Top-5…
    - 22 May 19, 6:41pm -
  • Main Gambling Laws in Australia

    Main Gambling Laws in Australia

    For a long time, gambling has been thrilling people across the continents. Undoubtedly, there have been attempts to eliminate it. Although, the truth is that society loves the thrill of such entertainment. Nowadays, there diverse games and possibilit…
    - 16 Mar 19, 3:21pm -
  • History Of Australian Gambling

    History Of Australian Gambling

    Australians are considered to be the most gambling people in the world – on average, about $1,500 is spent per person annually (this is the highest figure among all countries), not counting online casinos (there are a lot of playersThe post Histor…
    - 12 Jan 19, 6:12am -
  • Gambling predictions in Australia

    Gambling predictions in Australia

    The world of sports betting is irresistibly exciting. What could compare to the delight of betting on your favorite team’s success and winning? Millions of sports fans in Australia and around the globe would agree. However, what should you baseThe…
    - 19 Nov 18, 12:12pm -

Beautiful Seizures

  • The Past Is in the Static

    The Past Is in the Static

    “Maybe it'll be like this when it comes,” he finds himself saying to nobody, not knowing what he means. Shell shockTom McCarthy's C is not the first modern novel, nor will it be the last, which features a protagonist walking more dazed than confu…
    - 4 May 14, 11:45am -
  • One of these days, these days will end

    One of these days, these days will end

    “Because this world is 66% Then and 33% Now,” writes poet David Berman in his poem Cassette County. The poem starts in praise of “the interval called the hangover,” and on the way there's mostly trouble. What it portrays is a complete dominat…
    - 18 Apr 14, 4:03pm -
  • Ozymandias vs Ouroboros

    Ozymandias vs Ouroboros

    On a trip through Australia, Dutch author Cees Nooteboom once wondered about the relation of men to the land. His mind kept wandering back through time, an eraser rubbing the veneer of civilization away, or as he himself put it: “those who want to…
    - 4 Apr 14, 12:42pm -
  • Generation W/E

    Generation W/E

    A week ago, in an Anobium article, I referred to the 'whatever' gesture, which for some people, including Thomas de Zengotita, is the ultimate shibboleth of the Culture of the Shrug, of the modern generation. Zengotita pointed out that “haunting th…
    - 22 Mar 14, 9:29am -
  • Ode to the Gentle No

    Ode to the Gentle No

    A gentle mix of harpsichord, strings and guitar, and the soaring voice of a young girl. “You and I travel to the beat of a different drum,” she laments. This is how young Linda Ronstadt presented herself to the world, and you could argue she neve…
    - 2 Mar 14, 4:33pm -
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Airports

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Airports

    - Robert MontgomerySometimes, when I need to head back home from Amsterdam to Leiden at night, I opt for the connection that has me wait over at Schiphol airport (which is en route) instead of at the Amsterdam train station. I get out of the train th…
    - 19 Feb 14, 7:51am -
  • Hypnagogues


    The instance before you fall asleep. Have you ever considered this? The instance before you fall asleep? Perhaps, you are one of those lucky dullards who sink into oblivion the moment your left ear touches base, or maybe you sleep on your back, supin…
    - 1 Feb 14, 7:35am -
  • The True and Lasting Power of a Name

    The True and Lasting Power of a Name

    Alek James Hidell, Francis Gary Powers, James Earl Ray, O.H. Lee, William Bobo, John F. Kennedy, Mark David Chapman, Martin Luther King, John Wilkes Boothe, D.F. Drittal. Lee Harvey Oswald. There is something in a name, sometimes. There is some omino…
    - 3 Jan 14, 12:59pm -
  • I Can See a Better Time
    You're a bum, you're a punkYou're an old slut on junkLying there almost dead on a drip in that bedYou scumbag, you maggotYou cheap, lousy faggotHappy christmas your arseI pray god it's our last. If you are subjected to a fair dose of radio during the…
    - 21 Dec 13, 9:12am -
  • Regarding an Unnamable Non-Manifesto

    Regarding an Unnamable Non-Manifesto

    On the 5th of February, 1909, in a local newspaper in the Italian city of Bologna, the Italian poet Filippo Tommasso Marinetti published a Manifesto that would herald everything that was about to come in the century ahead, both good and bad. It was,…
    - 19 Dec 13, 5:07pm -

God Save Dadaism

  • Fernando Vicente

    Fernando Vicente

    Fernando Vicente is an illustrator. His background remains to Madrid. He started this business in an environment full of change. During the 80s in Spain everything turned different or new. With the death of Francisco Franco and the birth of the democ…
    - 23 Sep 13, 10:16am -
  • Gustav Vigeland

    Gustav Vigeland

    Gustav Vigeland is one of the most influential Norwergian sculptors. Most of his artwork has been developed in Oslo and the only place you can find out the essence of his art is in the Vigeland Museum, Oslo. Vigeland, after receiving instructions fro…
    - 19 Aug 13, 10:27am -
  • Nick Veasey

    Nick Veasey

    Lobster phone"We live in a world obsessed with image. What we look like, what our clothes look like, houses, cars… I like to counter this obsession with superficial appearance by using x-rays to strip back the layers and show what it is like under…
    - 14 Aug 13, 7:06am -
  • Edvard Munch

    Edvard Munch

    I have been in the exhibition "The Modern Eye" at Tate Modern about the Norwegian artist. I found it very interesting and full of meaning and exploration about the self knowledge, the experimentation of movement, the idealisation of the landscape and…
    - 4 Dec 12, 7:25pm -
  • Lulé Collage

    Lulé Collage

    I have had the pleasure to see how one of my best friends has become a fashion designer but also how she is been developing her own style, which is in my opinion one of the hardest things. But here we are in front of a talented Fabiola Caicoya and he…
    - 2 Dec 12, 2:34am -
  • The First of the Last

    The First of the Last

    These garments are a demonstration of the experimentation of silhouettes and shapes for menswear that I am doing in this last year at Istituto Marangoni as a Fashion Design student. I played with the sleeves and shoulder lines in the coats and with t…
    - 30 Nov 12, 4:52pm -
  • Dogmas de casa
    Sigo pensando que el verdadero blog está en tu corteza cerebral.Sigo pensando que el verdadero blogger existía mucho antes que las superficies y cavernas.Sigo creyendo en las posibilidades del ser humano.Sigo queriendo creer que hay algo mas que to…
    - 17 Nov 12, 10:48am -
  • Heinz Maier

    Heinz Maier

    Heinz Maier. Photographer based in Germany. His pictures are about water drops, dyed water drops. I am delighted to say that his macro photography is very inspiring, not only for the colors but also for the forms created. I am quite interested in kn…
    - 16 Jun 12, 9:31pm -
  • Claudio Parentela

    Claudio Parentela

    Claudio Parentela is an Italian artist from Catanzaro, a city from Calabria well known by the quality of velvet and the skills in silk and brocade since the Byzantine Empire. Claudio has a several background in artworks mostly related with magazines…
    - 7 Jun 12, 8:10pm -
  • Angelo Musco

    Angelo Musco

    http://www.angelomusco.com/home/This human artwork inspires me a lot. It seems we are travelling around the Underworld, in which you can only find the souls, and they are naked because they are pure, they do not have nothing to hide or to feel ashame…
    - 24 May 12, 9:01am -

i like this art

  • Laura Thompson

    Laura Thompson

    Laura Thompson Work from Senseless. “Based on various anthropological and scientific studies, it has been observed that as people have become more dependent on modern technology and science, people’s senses have gradually dulled and become disloc…
    - 29 Jan 20, 10:59am -
  • Justyna Wierzchowiecka

    Justyna Wierzchowiecka

    Justyna Wierzchowiecka Work from Museum Studies. “Most of the things have been photographed. Images circulating amongst the photo documentations or collections projected on the screens of our devices originate an obvious debate over the presence of…
    - 16 May 19, 7:25am -
  • Allora & Calzadilla

    Allora & Calzadilla

    Allora & Calzadilla Work from The Great Silence. I was fortunate enough to see The Great Silence tonight at the Contemporary Art Center as part of a film screening with the Mini Microcinema titled “Artist and Animal Pt. 1” that is running in conj…
    - 2 May 19, 10:48pm -
  • Lothar Hempel

    Lothar Hempel

    Lothar Hempel Work from Working Girl. “Tess McGill is an Irish-American working-class stockbroker’s secretary from Staten Island with a bachelor’s degree in Business from evening classes. She aspires to reach an executive position. Tricked by h…
    - 29 Apr 19, 7:20pm -
  • Daniel Gustav Cramer

    Daniel Gustav Cramer

      Daniel Gustav Cramer Work from his oeuvre. “Daniel Gustav Cramer is known best for his sparse aesthetic in multiple mediums. An ambitious ongoing series, simply titled “Works” (begun 2009), is comprised of a variegated range of work includin…
    - 10 Apr 19, 10:37am -
  • Naoya Hatakeyama

    Naoya Hatakeyama

    Naoya Hatakeyama Work from BLAST. “Do not be afraid, yet do not make light of nature. Always keep the gods in mind with prayer… Imagine a huge piece of rock, like a mountain, that you wanted to take a part of home. How would you do it? If you had…
    - 3 Apr 19, 7:15am -
  • Bessma Khalaf

    Bessma Khalaf

    Bessma Khalaf Works from Torch Song. “Khalaf’s sublime, black and white, natural world landscapes offer up beauty and uncertainty. Using various processes of degradation (burning, smashing, consuming) the artist re-imagines the natural world, tak…
    - 2 Apr 19, 7:27am -
  • Awoiska van der Molen

    Awoiska van der Molen

    Awoiska van der Molen Work from her oeuvre. “If Nature were to take a photo of itself, what would it look like? Nature would set its own exposure time, with plenty of lux during the day in the sunshine, and clear and dark at night with a full moon.…
    - 29 Mar 19, 1:28pm -
  • Lorena Molina

    Lorena Molina

    Lorena Molina Work from How Blue?. “The textile history in El Salvador is complex and embedded with the genocides and persecution of indigenous people. It is also tied to the 12 year civil war, and the ways that globalization and capitalism affect…
    - 28 Mar 19, 12:00am -
  • Stephanie Syjuco

    Stephanie Syjuco

    Stephanie Syjuco Work from Cargo Cult. “This photographic series revisits historical ethnographic studio portraiture via fictional display: using mass-manufactured goods purchased from American shopping malls and restyled to highlight popular fanta…
    - 26 Mar 19, 4:33pm -

The Guardian: Installation

  • It's a botch-up! Monkey Christ and the worst art repairs of all time
    As another religious painting restoration goes horribly wrong, we take a look at some of the finest examples of butchered statues, art installations and frescoes In the latest instalment of the greatest genre of art news – and I write that as a lov…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 1:26pm -
  • Fargo the horse and the great global fortune cookie giveaway
    From a beach in Rio to a stable in Florida, from a forest in Finland to an airport in Shanghai, piles of wisdom-laced snacks have been appearing across Earth. Our writer reveals her role in a huge projectOne sunny morning in late May, I piled 275 for…
    - 22 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 3:01am -
  • Sydney festival's new artistic director is ready with plan A: 'restore and recover'
    After Covid-19’s catastrophic effect on the arts, Olivia Ansell knows agility will be key when she takes over the baton in 2022Olivia Ansell has “mixed feelings” about being offered the directorship of Sydney’s flagship summer arts festival d…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 4:30pm -
  • Christo's Wrapped Coast: how the monumental Australian work was made – and changed art history
    Australian artist Imants Tillers was among more than 100 volunteers who helped wrap 90,000 square metres of plastic fabric around a Sydney coastline in 1969. It was not the easiest job, he remembers – or the safestChristo, artist who wrapped the Re…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 1:30pm -
  • Christo: 'His gorgeous abstractions made you gawp with disbelief'
    From a curtain across Colorado to the wrapping up of everything from the Sydney coast to the Berlin Reichstag, his grandiose art caused wonder all over the worldHow we made the Wrapped ReichstagObituaryA life in picturesHe changed cityscapes, landsca…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 11:48am -
  • Christo: a life in pictures
    Striking pieces by the Bulgarian artist best known for wrapping buildings including Berlin’s Reichstag, who has died aged 84 Continue reading...
    - 32 days ago, 31 May 20, 7:12pm -
  • Christo, artist who wrapped the Reichstag, dies aged 84
    Bulgarian creator of large-scale public artworks worked in collaboration with wife Jeanne-Claude The artist Christo, known for wrapping buildings including Berlin’s Reichstag, and also swathing areas of coast and entire islands in fabric, has died…
    - 32 days ago, 31 May 20, 5:50pm -
  • Folkestone turns gold and Edvard Munch's selfies – the week in art
    A giant metal kookaburra with a sense of humour, Martin Creed’s video call to inaction and a graffiti take on lockdown – all in your weekly dispatchStefan Brüggemann’s OK (Untitled Action)Are we all going to be “OK”? The Mexican artist has…
    - 34 days ago, 29 May 20, 10:16am -
  • Wilkie Branson: TOM review – a sublime, slow-burn study of isolation
    Sadler’s Wells Digital StagePart dance performance, part film, this solo show is a note-perfect portrayal of the all-consuming nature of lonelinessHottest front-room seats: best theatre and dance onlineOriginally planned as a film installation and…
    - 39 days ago, 24 May 20, 6:09am -
  • The Royal Court's Caretaker is a space to think of theatre's past and future
    Hester Chillingworth’s installation, showing the empty London venue, is eerie, intimate and brings a message of support during the coronavirus lockdownHottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance onlineThere is a stalled travelator centre s…
    - 52 days ago, 11 May 20, 5:27am -
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