October 9, 2014

(Source: mosssleeper, via artistsbooksandmultiples)

June 26, 2013
Sarah Charlesworth, detail from the series Modern History, 1978
Artforum reports today that she’s died. [Edit: GalleristNY article]

Sarah Charlesworth, detail from the series Modern History, 1978

Artforum reports today that she’s died. [Edit: GalleristNY article]

August 4, 2012
A Blue Blouse production of the 1920s.
Alfred Barr paid a visit to the head of the Blue Blouses in February 1928; in his “Russian Diary” he describes them as “a remarkable organization which spreads the news of Russia’s problems and needs through factory clubs and peasant villages […] The Blue Blouses grew gradually out of a news service during a period when paper was expensive and illiteracy far more general than now. The news was acted instead of read. Gradually a more elaborate program developed until now there are B.B. troupes all over Russia engaging in an excellent and effective form of propaganda…”

A Blue Blouse production of the 1920s.

Alfred Barr paid a visit to the head of the Blue Blouses in February 1928; in his “Russian Diary” he describes them as “a remarkable organization which spreads the news of Russia’s problems and needs through factory clubs and peasant villages […] The Blue Blouses grew gradually out of a news service during a period when paper was expensive and illiteracy far more general than now. The news was acted instead of read. Gradually a more elaborate program developed until now there are B.B. troupes all over Russia engaging in an excellent and effective form of propaganda…”

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