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Frankfurters, nails, wood, condiments etcetry..

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Guest BROWNer

this dude was featured in Art in America

a couple issues back, i got a kick out of it..

peep this fresh shit>

 

William Pope.L

The Great White Way: 22 miles, 5 years, 1 street, 2002

 

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Since 1978, William Pope.L has enacted more than forty performances he calls "Crawl" pieces, physically and psychologically demanding events that require the artist to crawl on his hands and knees along public sidewalks until the point of exhaustion. His acts of prostration metaphorically challenge the notion that living on the street is a passive act of surrender and draw on traditions in art history of radical public interventions that convey a desire for social change.

 

heh heh

 

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Wearing a capeless Superman suit, Pope.L initiates his longest "Crawl" to date--a marathon twenty-two-mile trek that begins at the Statue of Liberty, traverses the length of Manhattan via Broadway, and concludes in the Bronx. Conducted in segments, it will take the artist approximately five years to complete.

 

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Broken Column (for Eva) (1-9)

Mayonnaise jars, wood boxes, packing tape, aluminum foil

9 boxes, each 52" x 4 1/2" x 4"

 

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Ireland (detail)

Assorted underwear on floor

dimensions variable

2001

 

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Map of the World

Frankfurters, nails, wood, condiments, charcoal, white glue on sheet rock

dimensions variable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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***=realaudio(this is NOT pope.l music, it's arthur doyle)

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Guest BROWNer

'whoa! man! i! don't! get! this! shit! it! must! be! gay!'

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haha interesting. I was going to post some questions but now that i think about it i really dont know what to ask. A 5 year crawl. That is something else.

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intresting. very intresting.

ive never heard of this guy before.

is this some new thing or how long has he been at it?

any more info you can share

?

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this guy has it made. there needs to be more really crazy artists like there waws in the min/late 70's. i cant think of names, who was it who had himself shot as a performence?

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Guest BROWNer

i totally know the dude you're talking about..

...this is

gonna bug me all night now..

 

*i probably wouldn't even recognize his name

if somebody told me anyhow....

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Guest TEARZ

i love this shit.

i too know the dude that had himself shot, but no name is coming anytime soon for me.

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i love this stuff. reminds me of joseph beuys, or (speaking of crazy 70s artists) vito acconci. for one performance acconci constructed a raised platform in a gallery, and lay beneath it fantasising about the people walking above and masturbating.

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Originally posted by -Rage-

Too bad that's a map of the US..not the world.

exactly what i thought

 

i LIKE* to ;talk [like*a.robot ]

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Guest BROWNer
Originally posted by nG

i love this stuff. reminds me of joseph beuys, or (speaking of crazy 70s artists) vito acconci. for one performance acconci constructed a raised platform in a gallery, and lay beneath it fantasising about the people walking above and masturbating.

 

beuys is awesome.

in addition to what you mentioned of acconci's performance, i'm pretty sure he also had a microphone and speaker system set up, and while he was jerkin' it, people

would walk over the bridge and he would heavy breath things like 'i'm touching

your ass'...:lol:

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Originally posted by BROWNer

beuys is awesome.

in addition to what you mentioned of acconci's performance, i'm pretty sure he also had a microphone and speaker system set up, and while he was jerkin' it, people

would walk over the bridge and he would heavy breath things like 'i'm touching

your ass'...:lol:

 

wha...i've never read of that! :lol:

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