Monthly Archives: March 2017

Quantum brushstrokes exhibition

Art by Malcolm Koch
24 March — 23 April 2017

OPENING NIGHT: Thursday 30 March 2017
6pm—8pm

Tony Bond’s Gallery Space Upstairs
Edinburgh Castle Hotel
233 Currie Street, Adelaide
Mon-Fri 11am – 6pm
Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 1pm – 6pm

Call Malcolm to RSVP or for art talk times: 0419 864 987

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Gustav Metzger’s legacy

Art like everything else repeats itself. So if we were to suppose that today we are about the cycle of 1960 (when the art market supposively went from strength to strength), then the question might be: What is the modern-day equivalent of Metzger’s ADA manifesto (an Absolute aesthetic idea) that can present a real alternative to the artworld of which he deplored? The answer may evolve through subcultures but it’s only throughAbsolute aesthetic ideas that provide the artist with a common philosophy or goal, so that he or she, or collective group, can bring about a sense of purpose and direction that may thrive once again outside the art market.

Metzger may not have achieved his ambition to smash the commercial gallery system. His legacy was his ability to inspire a collective consciousness in all things — an idea that I think still remains relevant today.

Gustav Metzger (10 April 1926 – 1 March 2017)

 

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Network of quarks on red

Experimental work on paper: The trajectory path the string followed was a straight line in the curled up ‘complete’ space of when it was created. Now when we observe it on the 2D picture plane (human viewpoint) the string appears to be networked differently. For more see Quantum brushstrokes

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Network of quarks on blue

Experimental work on paper: The two trajectory paths of the strings followed a straight line in the curled up ‘complete space’ of when it was created. Now when we observe it on the 2D picture plane (human viewpoint) the strings appear to be networked differently. For more see Quantum brushstrokes

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