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Wallace Berman // Aleph (1958-1976)

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3964289&w=600&h=400&] “Aleph is an artist’s meditation on life, death, mysticism, politics, and pop culture. In an eight-minute loop of film, Wallace Berman uses Hebrew letters to frame a hypnotic, rapid-fire montage that captures the go-go energy of the 1960s. Aleph includes stills of collages created using a Verifax machine, Eastman Kodak’s precursor to the photocopier. [...]
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Atheist Damien Hirst to display oil paintings in St Paul's

Damien Hirst has already portrayed cows being crucified. Now he is to take a more conventional approach to religious art, emulating the old masters by painting two 20ft-high religious works for display in St Paul’s Cathedral. The pictures are intended to be placed on two columns directly below the main dome. They will be on display [...]
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