A picture can be worth a thousand words, and save me the time of typing them up. The first image is from Wikiart’s section on Francois Morellet, below. And the second image is from Damien Hirst’s own site: Borrowing ideas wholesale is radical!Read More
Confession: I am a Renowned Conceptual Artist.
This work by me appears in the video: The Case for Copying, by The Art Assignment / PBS Digital Studios, at @7:00. The purpose of the video is to defend the sometimes maligned contemporary art practice of appropriation, and when giving historical context it returns to Duchamp’s “Fountain”, and then quickly segues to my appropriation…Read More
“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” Not so fast.
“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” What does this maxim mean? Why do people like to repeat it now? Something smells fishy. People seem to think this is about taking shortcuts, but it’s nearly the antithesis.Read More
In Defense of Artist, Glenn Brown
You got the wrong man! I don’t agree at all with the rationale behind the fistfuls of shit being hurled at Glenn Brown for his paintings based on the paintings of others. First lets look at the attack which appeared in Scientific American, of all places, titled, How Plagiarized Art Sells for Millions. The author,…Read More