Posts Tagged ‘Sophie Calle’

Rosemarie Trockel

Saturday, May 25th, 1991

All these images are oblit­er­ated, defaced, lost. It’s about those marginal, mundane expe­ri­ences that are for some reason signif­i­cant to her. There are certain things about her work that are myste­rious. They remain myste­rious. And she trea­sures that myste­ri­ous­ness.”

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Sophie Calle

Wednesday, January 24th, 1990

SOPHIE CALLE borrows elements from detec­tive novels, philo­soph­ical inves­ti­ga­tions, the film noir, the nouveau roman, docu­men­tary photog­raphy, love letters, art movies, B‑movies, John Cage’s theo­ries of random­ness, and Joseph Beuys’s actions. She combines them in star­tling ways, as medi­ta­tions on the myste­rious spaces between self and other.

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