Tate Exchange Conceptual Art Collaboration, Performance and Production.
Andrew Gallacher: Data for Data’s Sake
I will deliver spirited readings of this data. Perhaps I will stand at a lectern and be lit theatrically. I may wear a costume – perhaps academic robes, or a clerical surplice, or the evening dress of a concert tenor. These performances could last about 5 minutes and be performed to fit in with other events taking place in the venue. I envisage 4 such performances on each of the two days. Continue reading “Tate Exchange 3/4th Feb 2018: School of Beginnings”
This is XML Data from https://data.gov.uk/dataset/government-art-collection
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham Pitt, William, 1st Earl of Chatham Prime Minister 1708 1778 1708 1708-1778 Birth Date – Death Date 130755 15964 130760 William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bent-ink, 3rd Duke of Portland Cavendish-Bent-ink, William Henry Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Portland Prime Minister 1738 1809 1738 1738-1809 Birth Date – Death Date 130760 26542 130764 Spencer Perceval Perceval, Spenser Prime Minister
Here are two works of art.
Jean-Michel Basquait’s Untitled (1982)
and Andrew Gallacher’s Data for Data’s Sake #3 (2018)
The Basquait sold at auction for $110,000,000 (bought by Yusaku Maezawa who then took a selfie with the painting and posted it on instagram.) Continue reading “The Ten Million Dollar Difference: Basquiat V. Gallacher”