Brushes, Hammers, Paste and Nails
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Over a decade ago I finished a yearlong art project in which I did an assemblage every week for a year. It was a visual diary and each assemblage was created using found objects and ephemera that were saved from the days prior. The project had the lackluster title of 52 Weeks and it's documented on my website here: http://www.anti-product.com/52-weeks.html…Continue
Posted by Jason McHenry on April 17, 2016 at 12:57pm
This is a case of light dawning on Marblehead. I have been fascinated by writing and art a good deal of my life. Around 2000 I began seeking publication combining the two in various formats, including, early on, entering text directly on image. It was this year, while working on a new series of montages, that it occurred to me I might be able to obtain greater clarity by uploading/merging PDF files. Sixteen years later and here is an example of that result.…Continue
Posted by Stephen Mead on March 21, 2016 at 10:43am
GETTING BEYOND BEATNIK MANIFESTO Thinking Outside the Memory Box or TOWARDS RESCUING THE LOST ART OF THE FOUND OBJECT
A Contemporary Found Object Artist’s Manifesto Calling for the Long Overdue Retirement of the Dominant Found Object Artist’s Practice of Endlessly Replicating the Beatnik and Before-Genres of Found Object Art…Continue
(Thank you to Eric Marcoux, Eugene Woodwoth,, Ross William Hamilton, and Jennifer Willis)
On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Stephen Mead wrote:
Dear Ms. Willis:
I hope you are well and looking forward to the New Year. I am writing because, although your wonderful piece appeared in the Oregonian some time ago, I recently was inspired to create the enclosed image. I was wondering if you know who the original photographers might be so I could give them credit/share image. I…Continue
Posted by Stephen Mead on January 8, 2016 at 3:28pm