Pop or Populus
Art Between high and Low
The alienation between high culture and its public is a fundamental conflict of art in our times.
The Mechanical Copula
“The first thing you notice is nothing.
In this book/DVD combo, Niermann, everybody’s favorite kindacomic provocateur asks, “Could a single object transform the future of art? Could an artist succeed in merely creating this one object?” With artist Erik Niedling, Niermann starts asking art-world figures for advice on his quest to create an artwork of epochal importance; the results, on paper and video, will surprise you.
Now in his nineties, American painter Charles Garabedian is hardly a household name.