Walead Beshty Quotes & Wallpapers


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I certainly like it if the work is beautiful, but that's a surplus effect. I can only think about that after I consider how it's made. Walead Beshty
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My works look to how images are produced, but specially based upon how the material reacts. Walead Beshty
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There's a generative material relationship between the material and the image that comes up. Walead Beshty
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It's extremely difficult to say what one actually means by 'sculpture' other than, in a provisional sense, it's something that goes on the floor or a pedestal, and loosely applies to a certain history of the use of that term. Walead Beshty
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There is no photograph more inherently photographic than another. Walead Beshty
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[X-ray's] accidental discovery in the late 1800s fits seamlessly into modernity's fascination with, and belief in, the power of technological transparency: the desire to domesticate time (cinema), to preserve and capture the surface of the fleeting (photography), to see inside (x-ray). Walead Beshty
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I'm not particularly invested in, nor do I really care about, photography in a general sense. It's a medium that's relatively ubiquitous, readily accessible, and that I have some facility with, so it makes sense for me to use it. Walead Beshty
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I try to consider each body of work on its own terms, discretely, so terms like 'sculpture' or 'photography', in their broad sense, don't really enter into my thinking. Walead Beshty
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I was interested in making work that physically changed as it circulated through the art world. Walead Beshty
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