Reggie Watts Big Muff (2010)
Curator Mark Beasley speaks to Robert Ashley about the remounting of his legendary opera “That Morning Thing.”
(Photo by Rhiannon Platt)
Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler
Seven as a part of Performa 11
Hanksy Paraodies ‘Peeing Dog’ on Mulberry Street
“Coach Jimmy Dugan of the Rockford Peaches is a dog, that much is clear. His ball-capped head was superimposed onto Banksy’s “Peeing Dog,” complete with epic neon pee stream. There’s no crying over this comical street art parody, which was spotted by Boogie reader KK on Mulberry Street just north of Kenmare.”
“Turning something upside-down elicits a reversal of content and pointing a steeple into the ground directs it to hell as opposed to heaven.” - Dennis Oppenheim (1938 - 2011) on his controversial Device to Root Out Evil, 1997.
“As long as that everyday object doesn’t serve an actual function within society then it can be elevated to the realm of art.” - Hennessey Youngman on “How to Make an Art”
Want more deep thoughts on art-making? Hennessey Youngman performs Sunday November 20 at Performa Ha!
The art: Garry Winogrand, Political Demonstration, New York, 1969.
The news: “Unoccupied: The Quiet in Zucotti Park,” by Amy Davidson on NewYorker.com.
The source: Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.