John Gerrard Creates Landscapes With Game-Design Software- At The Hirschorn Museum

In 1 on November 11, 2009 by spiparo

John Gerrard (b. Dublin, 1974), an Irish artist from Viennauses Realtime 3-D, game design software with his photography to creat scenes in real time that show the passing of the day. ┬áHis landscapes include farms and oil fields in which the central theme is the impact of man on the environment. On March 18 at 7p.m. Gerrard will hold a “Meet the Artist” at the HIrschorn Museum and in addition, a three-day colloquium with others in the field about the difficulties surrounding film and related video and digital arts.

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Art and Activism : Lucy Lippard’s Trojan Horses Revisted

In Art Theory on November 1, 2009 by peggymasse

In Lucy Lippard’s essay “Trojan Horses: Activist Art and Power” she discusses the notion of Art entering into the arena of social change, to introduce ideas in a disguised and subversive manner. Presented as a work of art, the political message then comes to the forefront with the artist’s statement made in the piece itself. How these ideas are disseminated remains a struggle that can only work if done together as a whole.

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