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Untitled, 1984

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Vito Acconci

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Vito Acconci was an American multimedia artist known primarily for his work in the landscape architecture and installation genres. He has also been prolific in the fields of performance art and design. Vito Acconci started his art career in the late 1960s by using his own body as the subject for works in film, photography, video and performance. In addition to Situationism, Acconci was a pioneer of the Body Art movement, which emphasized the sexuality, physicality and endurance of the artist and in which the artist used his or her own body to make a statement.
 
«Architecture is not about space but about time. »
Vito ACCONCI
One of Vito Acconci's best known pieces in the Body Art tradition was staged in 1971 and calledSeedbed. For this installation, Acconci laid beneath a ramp in a gallery and masturbated while patrons walked overhead. He announced his fantasies about the visitors over a loudspeaker as they passed.
 
« I wish we could make buildings that could constantly explode and come back in different ways. The idea of a changing environment suggests that if your environment changes all the time, then maybe your ideas will change all the time. »
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The purpose of Vito Acconci's work was to directly involve the public in the exhibition by creating a situation of reciprocal exchange between the visitors and artist. In the 1980s, Vito Acconci began to focus on works o Read More

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Land Of Water, 1999

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What is Situationism?

What is Situationism?

Psychological theory that started in 1968 at the time when the debate on "person-situation" was triggered through a monograph publication by Walter Mischel. It is an approach to art behavior that states that there are no general traits. It holds that behavior is externally influenced by situational factors from environment rather than motivations and internal traits. It thus challenges trait theorists like Raymond B. Cattel and Hans Esyenck. Major movement linked to situationism is "Situationist International" founded by Asger Jorn.

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 3 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 3 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 2 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 2 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 1 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

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Untitled 1 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Joel SHAPIRO | Untitled 1980-1982 | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on composition gallery

Joel Shapiro

Untitled 1980-1982 , 1982

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