Christopher Williams on Post Studio and Michael Asher

Fiona Connor on December 07, 2011 01:40

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    Christopher Williams in conversation with Fiona Connor for “The
    Experimental Impulse”, 28 September 2011.

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    • rtajiri
      rtajiri on October 16, 2012 14:53

      Something amazing about Michael --during a critique he could build an argument so slowly and carefully and beautifully. You didn't always know where it was leading, at first it seemed completely improbable, annoying, but then it would begin to make sense— the lightbulb would go on… That was also how he approached his own work. Painstaking detail, deliberate, thoroughly researched, intricate, critical. you realize why the class was so long—he encouraged us to put that amount of time to unravel and think through the problems of our work and taught us that art could contain very complex ideas and processes. I had so many long conversations with him about life and about work, his generosity was amazing. I think it was Barbara Kruger who was a visiting faculty who said “take advantage of this, no one gives this amount of time outside of school world to talking about art, thinking about art… “

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