ASRL / PERPETUAL 2014
 
(Re)make it new
By William Bostwick , loveindustrialdesign.com
posted: 00-00-00
"In Advance of the Broken Arm" or Shovel
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"Johnson and Duchamp turned springs and shovels into art objects by renaming them, changing their context, casting them in new light. The shovel never changed–just the way we looked at it. ..Duchamp's shovel is still a shovel. John Gordon says that as a curator, he's ' looking for craftsmanship and intellectual engagement. This might be an object that appeals to me on a Christmas-gift level, but museologically I look for something more. It's hard to do good things that are witty because a one-liner isn't funny after a while.'" ...Source
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