LARGE IMAGE J.A (Strictly un-edited), 2006 - John Armleder
About the Work
About LARGE IMAGE J.A (Strictly un-edited)
Large Image J.A (Strictly Unedited) by John Armleder is a grid of celestial images depicting star clusters, nebulae, and the sun and moon—each image appearing on two squares, like the end-result of a galactic game of Memory Match ...Read More
Large Image J.A (Strictly Unedited) by John Armleder is a grid of celestial images depicting star clusters, nebulae, and the sun and moon—each image appearing on two squares, like the end-result of a galactic game of Memory Match Up. Readily apparent in this cosmic print is that playful vein that runs through most Dada and Fluxus works- a Duchampian riddle beckoning us to wonder as we gander: Is the work a reference to the constant rash of generational "art stars" to come about since we went to space mid century? Is it a symbol of the societal notion of alternate universes where everything and everyone has a double? Is it just a series of beauteous images of space, or maybe a reference to the artist's possible boyhood fascination? Whatever it is, Large Image J.A (Strictly Unedited) appears to have its tongue firmly in cheek, its stars winking out at us from the surface as John Armleder winks at us in spirit.Read Less
About the Artist
About John Armleder
In 1969, he co-founded the Geneva-based publishing house Groupe í‰cart, primarily significant for introducing important artists like Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol to Switzerland and other parts of Europe. The Groupe í‰cart later begat the Paris exhibition/performance art space Galerie í‰cart, where Armleder held his first exhibition in 1973. Since his debut show, Armleder has exhibited internationally at such prominent institutions as the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Centre Culturel Suisse (Paris), and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney).Read Less
DescriptionDigital print on Magistra 115 gsm Blueback poster paper.
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