I LIKE IDEAS. THEY ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS. So you get an idea, and sometimes you get an idea that you fall in love with, and that drives you. It’s all about the love of the idea––and ideas come for everything. Perhaps you get a “painting” idea and you’re totally fired up to go and paint that idea. Sometimes you get a “cinema” idea and you’re totally fired up to go do cinema. And sometimes you get a “musical” idea and you go and you work on that in the studio; it goes like that.
Daniel Brown has devised a program that continuously captures the portrait of whomever stands in front of the monitor – like a mirror – over which a field of digital flowers slowly start to blossom and fade in response to the sitter’s physiognomy. Like much of Brown’s generative work, the beauty of the Secret Garden belies the technical specificity behind its creation. dezeen
An art-world wall has fallen. The list of the 55 artists to be included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial was made public this morning, and 52 percent of those artists are women. Depending on where you stand, hell has frozen over, or there’s a fissure in the force.