Hello everyone, I am currently on a 3-year project of Self-made Ready-made Household DIY. I am building a wardrobe and bathroom sink cabinet. These are Acts of creation, and thanks to Dada, Marcel Duchamps, Picasso, Josef Beuys and the evolution of the Art of the 20th Century, I think we can justify these acts of creation as Art - in fact as 'Readymades' or 'Found Objects' (which I happened to have been making myself)! "Definition of 'Readymade': (noun) - A term coined by Marcel Duchamp and, in its most correct use, applied to his work, alone, between 1913 to 1921. From Dada going forward, "ready-made" has been understood to be a common, mass-produced object, such as the urinal and bicycle wheel Duchamp so famously used. However, ready-mades are used in a completely different context than their original, intended functions. Ready-mades are elevated to the status of art simply because the artist says they are art." See: http://arthistory.about.com/od/glossary_r/g/Definition-of-Ready-Made.htm. See also: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/492875/ready-made. I will post photos of my re-found ready mades soon. I made these objects, for the household. They could just have remained there and at a later date I could have found them as 'Found Objects' (originates from the French objet trouvé, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Found_object and http://www.tate.org.uk/learn/online-resources/glossary/f/found-object) and decared them as art, but I have not followed that process, I have accelerated the process, through a thought process - actually this is inl-ine with Duchamps' transformation of art form a manual process into an intellectual process. I call these pieces of furniture 'art', so they are art! The photos will be exhibited - here in my site, and maybe one day in an art gallery, and so might these actual 'objets trouvés que j'aitrouvés dans ma propre maison et que j'ai fabriqués moi-meme', (found objects that I found in my house and that I build my self.) In the mean time, before I rip the built-in furniture out of the house to exhibit it in a gallery, It is in use in my house. But if I can declare art as art and thus make it art (which would be a process that goes hand in hand with placing the object in an art gallery), I can also declare my house as my art gallery. Really once can argus that a great work of art is a great work of art whether it hangs in a gallery or in a house. So these wardrobes and cabinets are in my house and are a work of art. Actually my house is a gallery and my life is art, an art performance. "Jeder Mensch ist ein Kuenstler" - as Joseph Beuys declared (I did'nt even know his film made in 1980 had that same title - see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjkHYQnxZTE and see http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2369872/). My wife is like myself an integral part of that works of art, and of course this leads us to Shakespeare's 'All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players.' Beuys was not that original, apart from the fact that he spoke of Visual art (which had absorbed the 'Performance Art' genre) rather than Stage art - which had in already earlier absorbed Visual Art in the Gesamstkunstwerk in the essays by K. F. E. Trahndorff (1827) and Wagner in 1849 (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gesamtkunstwerk). Anyhow, the point is: my bedroom wardrobe and sink cabinet are Art. And I made them myself. Or rather, I am in the completion phase of a 3 year process. And if you want to call this process Performance Art that is fine too. (See my photos soon)
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Welcome to Robbert Ruigrok's Home Page. Photos of paintings and Biography can be found on the right -> on Pages 01, 02, 03, etc…
Born in Brussels (1960), from Dutch and Italian parents, Robbert Ruigrok lives and works in London. His work fluctuates between abstraction and figuration and expresses the tension and dynamics between the world of ideals and the realities of human experience and perception. 58 more words
Correct me if I’m wrong, but the nacho cheese (a la Doritos) taco shell is a staple at most Taco Bells, yes? I don’t frequent the joint, but after all the fuss that surrounded the introduction of such creations a few years ago, I imagine it became a menu standard. 702 more words
If you've spent any time in a grocery store, you know that gimmicky food fills aisle after aisle, from bubblegum-flavored yogurt to wasabi-spiced mayonnaise. But every now and again, a gimmick comes along that catches both your attention and taste buds. Case in point: nacho cheese taco shells. First popularized by Taco Bell and its Doritos Locos Tacos, nacho cheese taco shells are now available to the masses thanks to that grocery store staple of the "ethnic foods" aisle, Old El Paso. If you can get past the lengthy name, Old El Paso's Nacho Cheese Stand 'N Stuff Taco Shells sound okay, but are they worth their weight in cheesy gold? Check out this review of them I did for 8bit Kitchen to find out!
Spoločnosť je jednoducho miesto pre konkrétny obchodný úlohu. Všetky druhy organizácií, súkromných či verejných by mala byť registrované podľa organizácie zákona. V každom krajine, spoločnosť Registeration je povinný úloha pre každého záujemcu, ktorí by mohli chcieť nastaviť ich spoločnosť kdekoľvek po celom svete. 339 more words