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Boris Lurie: Stenciled ON NO, 1969
ALTERED MAN, 1963
ASSEMBLAGES, 1963 - 96
BLACK & WHITE, 1959
BOXES & SUITCASES, 1963
CANDLE WORKS, 1996
CHAIN WORKS, 1973
CURSE PAINTINGS, 1973
DISMEMBERED WOMEN, 1947 - 59
FEEL PAINTINGS, 1955 - 85
FIGURATIVE PAINTINGS, 1946 - 66
HARD WRITINGS, 1970 - 73
LITERAL PAINTINGS, 1969
LOVE SERIES, 1962
NO POSTERS, 1963
SATURATION PAINTINGS, 1959 - 63
SCULPTURES, 1964 - 90
VARIOUS WORKS, 1959 - 70
WORKS WITH NO, 1959 - 1969
MULTIPLES, 1962 - 97
BORIS LURIE (1970): ESTHETIC, PROCEDURAL, MATERIAL INNOVATIONS
Work, actions emphasized content not form, nevertheless new procedures,
materials came about as by-products of expression:
SATURATION PROCESS: application of painting, collage, variety of acts and projections, often unrelated in content; until work saturated, filled-up, finished.
TORN PAINTING-COLLAGES
SURGICAL GRAFTING: bodily features displaced, altered, interchanged.
CONCEPTUAL: "NO", "Critic's Chair", "Luncheonette Menu", "Liberty or Death".
PHYSICAL DESHAPING: heat, weight, extrusion. Plastic sculptures, car-squashed metal objects; liquid plaster stone extrusion via plastic gut: Shit sculptures.
MULTIPLICATION OF SIMILAR IMAGES: "Multiplication"-paintings.
MANUFACTURING: mechanically torn, chopped pinups, cast, manufactured into collage-cardboards, captured in molten wax.
MACHINE-MADE OBJECTS, UNALTERED: printing press waste sheets with uniform silver over-printing, "NO! –Posters".
RECYCLING: "NO!-Posters".
EXPLANATORY STATEMENT – EQUIVALENT EXHIBITION ELEMENT: "Anti-Pop" stenciled statements.
POLITICAL DEMONSTRATION PIECES: painted car, masks at Peace Demonstrations.
CEILING HUNG, SUSPENDED SCULPTURES – ASSEMBLAGES: "Bomb and Snake", "Rope Object".
FLOOR PIECES: Involvement Show, Doom Show, Shit Show, floor sculpture, assemblages.
FIRE: burning candles, “Eichmann Triptych”.
TRANSFER PERISHABLE INTO UNPERISHABLE: printed material into white lead paint like in “Multiplications” and others. Also “Death Sculpture”, chicken heads cast in plastic.
STAMPING: "NO! stamps", "NO! stencils".
EARTH-SAND WRITING: letters "NO" written in earth, then cast in aluminum.
COLLECTIVIZATION, DE-INDIVIDUALIZATION: another artist finishing work by original author, adding or altering it; also collective work on same object.
DEAD ANIMALS: chicken-heads encased in plastic-"Death sculpture".
SYSTEMIC: "NO! Sculptures" (Shit-sculptures).
ALTERED PHOTOS: "Adolf Hitler: Happening 1945", "Altered Man"-Series.
ALTERED SIGNS-WORDS CREATED DIFFERENT MEANINGS: "...UCK", etc.
MANIFESTS: "Village Voice", "Involvement Show Brochure", "Anti-Pop Statement" , etc.
SOCIOLOGICAL ART: "American Way of Death"-Show.
Published in: Lurie,Boris and Krim, Seymour (Eds), NO!art, Cologne 1988
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