art will not be a statement

art will not be the artist

art will not become art when shown in an art context

art will not match the couch or tie the room together

art will not make you rich

art will not be up for auction

art will not question, interrogate, transform, subvert or displace

art will not draw its inspiration from nor will it raise awareness of

art will not be meta-, post-, para-, neo-, counter-, proto-, or crypto-

art will not be a book

art will not be new because it uses new technologies

art will not be virtual

art will not heal

art will not have any gender or race

art will not solve the immigration crisis

art will not start a revolution

 

we are artists and we invite you to come see what we do

 

(Text written for the exhibition Unstated, Coburn Projects, New York 2018)

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 TO HAVE DONE WITH THE JUDGEMENT OF ROBERT SMITHSON / Droste Effect Bulletin #10 / 2017  (click on image for text)  * * *

TO HAVE DONE WITH THE JUDGEMENT OF ROBERT SMITHSON / Droste Effect Bulletin #10 / 2017

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Giuseppe Penone in Purple Magazine #26  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Giuseppe Penone in Purple Magazine #26

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 "Why Public Art?", 2015  read on 09/21/15 during a panel discussion with Ann Fenterstock and Manon Slome  (click on image for text)  * * *

"Why Public Art?", 2015

read on 09/21/15 during a panel discussion with Ann Fenterstock and Manon Slome

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Jeff Wall in Purple Magazine #25  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Jeff Wall in Purple Magazine #25

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 "Intrusion", 2015  (click on image for text)  * * *

"Intrusion", 2015

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Stephen Shore in Purple Magazine #24  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Stephen Shore in Purple Magazine #24

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 ALARM! - FEBRUARY 2015  four pages newspaper published as part of the "news rack" sculpture with texts by:  hannah arendt, jean baudrillard, gil wolman, guy debord, joseph kosuth and alexis de tocqueville  * * *

ALARM! - FEBRUARY 2015

four pages newspaper published as part of the "news rack" sculpture with texts by:

hannah arendt, jean baudrillard, gil wolman, guy debord, joseph kosuth and alexis de tocqueville

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Lawrence Weiner and Claude Rutault in Purple Magazine #23  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Lawrence Weiner and Claude Rutault in Purple Magazine #23

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 we serve selected texts - december 2013  10 texts were extracted from the installation: "we serve selected texts" :  1 - Set-Up  (Martin Heidegger) 2 - Elite and Mass  (Joseph Kosuth) 3 - Saturday Night  (Manzoni, Sordini, Verga) 4 - Spirit is needed  (Theodor Adorno) 5 - Anticipation  (G.W.F. Hegel) 6 - Society of Spectacle  (Balthasar Gracian) 7 - You’re not so special  (Vladimir Jankelevitch) 8 - Text is not enough  (Henri Michaux) 9 - Competitive Pricing  (Wassily Kandinsky) 10 - Art Politics  (Ed Ruscha)   7.5in by 18.75in - inkjet print on japanese paper - edition of 5 - signed and dated  * * *

we serve selected texts - december 2013

10 texts were extracted from the installation: "we serve selected texts" :

1 - Set-Up  (Martin Heidegger)
2 - Elite and Mass  (Joseph Kosuth)
3 - Saturday Night  (Manzoni, Sordini, Verga)
4 - Spirit is needed  (Theodor Adorno)
5 - Anticipation  (G.W.F. Hegel)
6 - Society of Spectacle  (Balthasar Gracian)
7 - You’re not so special  (Vladimir Jankelevitch)
8 - Text is not enough  (Henri Michaux)
9 - Competitive Pricing  (Wassily Kandinsky)
10 - Art Politics  (Ed Ruscha) 

7.5in by 18.75in - inkjet print on japanese paper - edition of 5 - signed and dated

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Barbara Kruger in Purple Magazine #22  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Barbara Kruger in Purple Magazine #22

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Joseph Kosuth in Purple Magazine #21  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Joseph Kosuth in Purple Magazine #21

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 THE SKY is shaped by its city buildings - May 2013  double sided poster designed by the artist with a quote from Jean Paul sartre's "baudelaire"  for the eponymous show at rook and raven gallery - edition of 300   * * *

THE SKY is shaped by its city buildings - May 2013

double sided poster designed by the artist with a quote from Jean Paul sartre's "baudelaire"

for the eponymous show at rook and raven gallery - edition of 300 

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 Alexis Dahan interviews Gabriel Orozco in Purple Magazine #20  (click on image for text)  * * *

Alexis Dahan interviews Gabriel Orozco in Purple Magazine #20

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 THE LOVER's BODY PARTS ARE SEPARATED - november 2012  images by Alexis Dahan, text by henri michaux, hand made and designed by the artist  for the eponymous show at Half gallery - edition of 30  * * *

THE LOVER's BODY PARTS ARE SEPARATED - november 2012

images by Alexis Dahan, text by henri michaux, hand made and designed by the artist

for the eponymous show at Half gallery - edition of 30

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