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INDEX

Boris Lurie: Stenciled ON NO, 1969
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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

 
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ESTHETIC, PROCEDURAL, MATERIAL INNOVATIONS [1970]

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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