Tag Archives: Surrealism

The Mind Loves The Unkown

“The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown since meaning of the mind is itself unknown.”

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Scandal at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

As I have probably mentioned a few times, one of my favorite places in Philly is the amazing Philadelphia Museum of Art. In fact, I usually drag every out of town visitor there whether they express any interest in going … Continue reading

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Not A Readymade, But Dada Enough For Me

New York City-based artist Benjamin Nordsmark’s piece titled ‘NYC Urinal’ is a timely homage to Marcel Duchamp on the centennial of his groundbreaking work ‘fountain’. Although the witty piece isn’t a Dada-esque Readymade, it certainly celebrates the sprit of the movement.

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You Know It When You’ve Earned It

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Man Ray : Object to Be Destroyed

While I was wandering around the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia a few weeks ago, I stumbled on one of Man Ray‘s Object to be Destroyed sculptures.. Although he’s best known for his surrealist photographs, I’ve been drawn to his … Continue reading

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