Category Archives: Art & Art Theory

Portrait of a Young Poet: Charles Baudelaire (1981)

Joseph Nechvatal, Portrait of a Young Poet: Charles Baudelaire (1981) graphite on paper ~ because today is Charles Baudelaire’s 200th birthday!

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Review of Gilles Barbier: Travailler le dimanche (Working on Sundays)

My art review of Gilles Barbier: Travailler le dimanche (Working on Sundays) at HAB Galerie in Nantes has been published at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art here: https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/on-sundays-at-hab-galerie/4923

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

cOmplete OrlandO et la tempête viral symphOny redux suite

cOmplete OrlandO et la tempête viral symphOny redux suite (2021) has been uploaded and archived to my collection of papers and audio files at archive.org here: https://archive.org/details/c-omplete-orland-o-et-la-tempete-viral-symph-ony-redux-suite

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

pour finir avec le jugement de dieu viral symphOny plague (2021) broadcast April 17th on Radio for Open Ears

my full pour finir avec le jugement de dieu viral symphOny plague (2021) audio suite ~ based on Antonin Artaud’s radio play Pour en finir avec le jugement de Dieu (1947) and my viral symphOny (2008) ~ will be broadcast … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Joseph Nechvatal Biographical Background

Joseph Nechvatal Biographical Background (in French below) Joseph Nechvatal (born in Chicago in 1951) is an American post-conceptual artist currently living in Paris who creates virus-modeled artificial life computer-assisted paintings and digital animations. Themes he has addressed in his art … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

plague pour finir avec le jugement de dieu viral symphOny (2021)

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Review of Eaux d’artifice

My art review of the Eaux d’artifice show in Le Théâtre des Expositions at the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris has been published at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art here: https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/book-review-eaux-d-artifice/4906

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Brutal Aesthetics

My review of Hal Foster’s book Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg has been published at The Brooklyn Rail here : https://brooklynrail.org/2021/03/art_books/Hal-Fosters-Brutal-Aesthetics-Dubuffet-Bataille-Jorn-Paolozzi-Oldenburg 

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Isle of Dread (1983)

archival recovery photos of two of my large Isle of Dread (1983) drawing mural panels ~ part of a big installation installed on the ground floor at 71 Broadway in 1983 ~ sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment

Public Arts International/Free Speech documentation

Public Arts International/Free Speech was a downtown art performance festival in 1979 that spanned from May 15 to May 19 at 75 Warren Street in Tribeca New York City. All proceeds collected at the door ($2.50 entrance tickets) went to the artists. Organized by … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Art Theory | Leave a comment