Sunday, February 7, 2010

Art as appropriation

Here's Detroitfunk's take on the playful tourists of the art world. Somewhere in the great blankness, Andy Warhol is securitizing the asset.

But a difference between Warhol and Detroitfunk is that Detroitfunk and his camera make a way into the spaces under their gaze and record the traces of what once existed as human before it became archaeology, artifact, and (once it was finally dead) art.