We hope you’ll look, listen + contemplate before the first day of class.
WATCH VIDEO Janine Antoni
(video lecture @ Cornell, 2010)
For each work Antoni discusses, listen for what materials she is using, what she did to or with them, and all the whys? Make a list of her whats and whys. Identify the sources of her ideas. How does she speak about her audience? What of their response? What does she want from them? Why does she love being an artist?
Bring lists/answers with you on Wednesday, January 19, we will be discussing her work in terms of its sources of inspiration, materiality, process, interaction with viewer and why she loves being an artist.
Images are linked to their source site. Click image.
Donald Judd, untitled, 1971
Eve Hesse, Accession II, 1968
Hans Haacke – Condensation Cube (1963)
Mierle Laderman Ukele, Hartford Wash: Washing, Tracks, Maintenance:Outside, 1973 performance at Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, part of Maintenance Art Performance Series, 1973-74
Yves Klein, Untitled Anthropometry (ANT 100), 1960
Janine Antoni, Butterfly Kisses, 1996-99
Cover Girl Thick Lash Mascara
Janine Antoni, Mortar and Pestle, 1999
Janine Antoni, Cradle, 1999
2 tons of steel
Janine Antoni, Saddle, 2000
Full Raw Hide; cast of artist’s body
Kiki Smith, Tale, 1992.
Beeswax, microcrystaline wax, pigment, and papier-mache.
Janine Antoni, 2038, 2000
Janine Antoni, Umbilical, 2000
Sterling silver cast of family silverware and negative
impression of artist’s mouth and mother’s hand
Janine Antoni, Moor, 2001
Janine Antoni, Moor, detail, 2001
Janine Antoni, To draw a line, 2003
Janine Antoni, Caryatid (Crackled green glaze over red oxide on an ovoid bodied vase with a truncated neck), 2003
Janine Antoni, Tear, 2008
Lead, steel, HD video projection with surround sound
4,182 pound wrecking ball 33″ diameter
projection 11′ x 11′
Janine Antoni, Conduit, 2009
(Detail) Copper sculpture with urine verdigris patina, framed digital c-print
Janine Antoni, Conduit, 2009 (Detail)