Posts Tagged ‘readymade’

The collapse of Objecthood

The transformation of the ready-made everyday object in art has been commonplace since the early twentieth century. As trends in art making exponentially evolve, the concept of transforming the everyday object or the everyday experience has only become more relevant in art making. For Michael Zelehoski‘s solo exhibition, Objecthood, currently on view at Christina Ray Gallery in New York City, the artist takes this almost[.....]

Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn

Ai Weiwei is without a doubt one of the most intelligent makers negotiating the art/craft divide.  Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon is his first museum exhibition on the west coast, and a fitting venue for an international contemporary artist engaged in a deep dialog with Chinese culture, art history, ceramics and craft.  The exhibition addresses ceramic[.....]