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Monday, November 5, 2007

Moments Like These

posted by on November 5 at 10:54 AM

… Are when I truly loveŚLOVEŚthe Internets and the blogs.

PORT’s Arcy Douglass wrote the hell out of the Robert Irwin show in San Diego. I mean, thousands of words, dozens of scrolls, handfuls of images.

Irwin’s work needs this kind of time, attention, and space. His complicated architectural installations and adventures in experience are not easily explored in review form.

Don’t miss this one, and here’s my “review” of the 25-year-old classic book about Irwin by Lawrence Weschler.

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thanks Jen,

Yeah, we had a petty profound experience with Irwin when we were down there (he even asked Arcy and what we thought about the light and space piece). It's scary how he seems to change lives so often.

Irwin's the most influential artist alive today and yet people seem to ghettoize him as just California's most influential artist.

Without Irwin there is no Olafur Eliasson or Erwin Redl... then there is architecture and interior design.

He goes beyond art and effects civilization on ways that might take 50 more years to digest.

Posted by double j | November 5, 2007 1:39 PM
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I do not believe the ban on the idiotic pluralizing of the word "Internet" has been lifted, Ms. Graves.

Don't do that again.

Posted by Boomer in NYC | November 5, 2007 5:22 PM

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