Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Prize

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 PM

Update of NY Times Art & Design
(See today's earlier posts
Annals of Conceptual Art and View.)


The architecture award ceremony was
at Ellis Island on Monday evening.

Arakawa died Tuesday.

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Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:07 AM

Box symbol

Pictorial version
of Hexagram 20,
Contemplation (View)

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by J. G. Ballard

Annals of Conceptual Art

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 2:02 AM

New York Times  Art & Design section, morning of Thursday, May 20, 2010—

Arakawa, Whose Art Tried to Halt Aging, Dies at 73

Published: May 19, 2010

Arakawa, a Japanese-born conceptual artist and designer, who with his wife, Madeline Gins, explored ideas about mortality by creating buildings meant to stop aging and preclude death, died Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 73.

He had been hospitalized for a week, said Ms. Gins, who declined to give the cause of death.

Perhaps it was white space—


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