Posts by Ingrid Langston
December 12, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions
“What Can I Do with It?”: Activating Franz Erhard Walther’s First Work Set

On selected dates, trained activation facilitators have been stationed in the Drawings Galleries to assist visitors in using the interactive components of Franz Erhard Walther’s First Work Set—a unique work that requires the physical interaction of the viewer to be complete. Read more

Anonymous, Eponymous, Homonymous: Boetti’s Collaborative Process

Alighiero Boetti, the subject of the current retrospective exhibition Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, always preferred collaborative initiatives over individual efforts, even when he was working by himself. Read more

August 16, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Cut and Paste: Works by Franz West and Martha Rosler

Now that Photoshop has enabled complicated image manipulation with the click of a mouse, few of us still resort to using scissors, glue, and a stack of magazines to meet our collaging needs. Throughout the 20th century, however, the technique of collage was an essential strategy for successive generations of artists, from practitioners of Cubism and Dada to Pop art and beyond. Read more