A look at the discarded fragments of our lives that were once important enough to write down.
Reblogged from unstuck sticky.
Juergen Teller I’m Horrified 2002
During the 2002 final he asked an assistant to video his every grimace and expletive, as he squirmed on the couch while Germany lost to Brazil. The artwork didn’t make for pretty viewing. “It was terrifying,” says Teller with a hearty laugh. “I was horrified. It took me three months to sit through the whole thing. But watching football is a time when you can be really stupid, and I like that.”
Photography, Andreas Gursky has said, is not that important to him anymore. Instead, he was quoted by the Financial Times as saying he was more interested in a “painterly view.” This, coming from the creator of the most expensive photograph ever to be sold at auction (over $4 million), is quite a surprising statement.
How does this irk me….let me count the ways: