Tuesday, December 16, 2008

In Search of the Miraculous

Website for cult Dutch/Californian conceptual artist, photographer and filmmaker, Bas Jan Ader... who was last seen in 1975 when he took off in what would have been the smallest sailboat ever to cross the Atlantic - the Ocean Wave, was only a little over 12ft in length.

Bas Jan Ader

Ader's most popular work is his 1970 short film piece entitled "I'm too sad to tell you" that consists of the artist crying in front of a camera after a brief title - which is surprisingly captivating...

Bas Jan Ader

On Amazon: Bas Jan Ader: In Search of the Miraculous (One Work)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Aircraft Engine

Jane and Louise Wilson's best shot: a photograph of an aircraft engine in a factory in Derby
Jane and Louise Wilson's best shot: a photograph of an aircraft engine in a factory in Derby

'We had to be quick. You can't stop a whole production line for a picture'

Jane and Louise Wilson's best shot | Art and design | The Guardian
Jane and Louise Wilson - Wikipedia
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