Cecil Touchon explores the boundaries between art and poetry in these elegant and intimate papiers collages composed of bits of lettering and the empty spaces between them. Stripped of literary... More > meaning, these works rely on composition, rhythm and visual movement to convey their meaning which is ambiguous and intuitive.
These works are constructed from distressed street posters that have been carefully edited into inlayed bits of printed matter creating passages that move from figure to ground and then reverse back to figure through gentle curves, irregular grids and subtle shading techniques. Snippets of lettering almost become recognizable letters or perhap proposals for a new poetic alphabet but always slip back into forms and spaces creating enigmatic and open, simultaneously plausible interpretations.< Less
This may well be one of the most significant art exhibits of its kind - certainly of the early 21st century.
There are a small handful of established exhibitions designed to showcase the current... More > state of the arts, such as the Venice Biennale; however, what's amazing about this exhibit is that it's not organized by a major institution (along with the inherent politics), but rather by a group of artists who truly are in life's trenches - where the "real world" interfaces with artistic expression.< Less
BLACK AND WHITE VERSION
Fluxhibition #4 - Fluxus Amusements, Diversions, Games, Tricks and Puzzles
Works from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Belgium, Norway, South Korea, Japan, China, Philippines,... More > Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil, Italy, France, Greece, Australia, Portugal, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia.< Less
Natural Born Fluxus is that tendency among artists to engage in Fluxus-like behaviors even if they never heard of Fluxus. Or possibly we could say that Fluxus ideas come out of a naturally occurring... More > tendency in all artists that we now think of as Fluxus. It could be that the free wheeling nature of Fluxus allows artists to enjoy their creative, or at least peculiar, tendencies in an unfettered way that other forms of organized artistic activities do not.
Includes: Peter Frank, Cecil Touchon, John M. Bennett, Ruud Janssen , Don Boyd, Keith Buchholz, Adam Overton, Sheila E. Murphy, Madawg, Litsa Spathi, Gregory Steel, Mark Block, Christine Tarantino, Allan Revich, Lorraine Kwan, Matthew Rose, Reid Wood, Luc Fierens, Brad Brace, Mary Campbell, Zachary Scott Lawrence, Bibiana Padilla Maltos, Eric KM Clark, Brian R. Nickerson, Walter Cianciusi, Neil Horsky, Roger Stevens, Matt Taggart, Anya E.V. Liftig, Yves Maraux, Roland Halbritter.< Less
The Neoist Society presents this important document of Neoism for a world hungry for a new revolutionary message. This unusual - trans lingual - edition is an abstract manifesto that allows the user... More > to interpret it in any way that he can. Literally any Neoist from any place or any time can understand it's purely visual message.< Less
Exhibition Catalog - Artists were asked to make a work in honor of one of the artists that they consider as influential on their own development and to make an additional work in their own typical... More > way of working. This international exhibition has participating artists from, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland and the USA. ARTISTS INCLUDE: Gary A. Bibb, Joan Schulze, Robert Tucker, Anthony Cricchio, Katie Gutierrez, Dilar Pereira, Ellen Filreis, Catherine Molland, Berni Stephanus, Marianne Lettieri, Claudia Drake, Cecil Touchon, Reid Wood,
Maria Spissu Nilson, Lis Gundlach-Sell, Nazimova Boheme, Susan Gertz,
Keith Buchholz. ARTIST HOMAGES: Andy Warhol, Joseph Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Hanalore Barron, Paul Klee, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline, Rex Ray, John Cage, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, Gustave Klimt, Georgia O'Keefe, Marcel Duchamp, Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, Kurt Schwitters, Hans Arp, Auguste Rodin and Johannes Baargeld.< Less
The Secret Life of Artists - Volume One - The first in a series of books documenting correspondence from the Collage Museum's email group including illustrations of recently acquired works in the... More > permanent collection.Includes images or correspondence from : Jerome D’Angelo, Karen Bettencourt, Loel Barr, Jane Davila, Victoria Pittman, Matthew Rose, Jeanne Roth, Stephen Linhart, Don Boyd, Kimberly Santiago, Laura Lein-Svencner, AnitaNH, Rebecca DeCourley, Jacqueline Sullivan, Janice McDonald, Joan Schulze, Lois DeCastro, Kate Robinson, Jude Worters, Cecil Touchon, Silvia Bocca, Kathryn Uster, Nancy Bell Scott, Denise Swafford, Natalie Ostin, Alex Kalikantzaros, Ruth Terrill, Frank Turek, Mimi Shapiro, Merry Rozzelle, Woody Mortensen, Cheryl McClure, Michael Carey, Karen Jacobs, Ed Giecek, Joan Summey, Jonathan Talbot, and others.< Less
Catalog for the October 2008 Exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Works by Angelo Ricciardi, Antonio Picardi, Jamie Newton, Allan Revich, Lorraine Kwan, Gregory... More > Steel, Walter Cianciusi, Yoko Ono, Luc Fierens, Jim Leftwich, Ken Friedman, Jeff Hogue, Rebecca Cunningham, Don Boyd, Neil Horsky, Larry Miller, Fluxdada, Karl Heinz Jeron, Marco Geovenale, Patrick Anderson-McQuoid and Tomas Schmit, George Brecht, Bibiana Padilla Maltos, Carol Starr, Cecil Touchon, Keith Buchholz, John M. Bennett, Reid Wood, Reed Altemus, Sheila Murphy,< Less