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Sophie TäuberWhen asked for advice on painting, Claude Monet told people not to fear mistakes. The discipline of art requires constant experimentation, wherein errors are harbingers of original ideas because they introduce new directions for expression. The mistake is outside the intended course of action, and it may present something that we never saw before, something unexpected and contradictory, something that may be put to use.

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp and her sister Erika wearing masks and costumes. Zürich, Sophie Taeuber-Arp - was a Swiss artist, painter, sculptor, and dancer. She is considered one of the most important artists of geometric abstraction of the century.

MAX ERNST - La vierge corrigeant l'enfant Jésus devant trois témoins: André Breton, Paul Eluard et le peintre, 1926,

Max Ernst: Virgin Mary Spanking the Christ Child before Three Witnesses: Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, and the Painter. 1926 ~ so interesting, hadn't seen this before, wonder what baby Jesus could've done?

This is sometimes seen a symbol of lesbian desire.  Warm, wet, furry.  (Meret Oppenheim. Object. Paris, 1936.  Meret Oppenheim was at a café in Paris with her friends Pablo Picasso and Dora Maar. Oppenheim was wearing a bracelet she had made from fur-lined, polished metal tubing. Picasso joked that one could cover anything with fur, to which Oppenheim replied, “Even this cup and saucer.”  Soon after, Oppenheim bought a cup, saucer, and spoon at a department store and lined them with fur.

Meret Oppenheim Object 1936 fur-covered cup saucer and spoon MoMA New York.

Man Ray - Les Mystères du Château de Dé - 1929 / http://eclektic.tumblr.com/post/26559950625/yama-bato-once-again-kvetchlandia-man-ray#

Man Ray - "Les Mystères du Château du Dé" ("The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice")

Berlin-based artist S. Astrid Bin experiments with every imaginable type of discipline, including two dimensional drawings and photographs, three dimensional sculptures and public art, and four dimensional performances. With a vision for all things creative, the artist tackled this collection of installations entitled One Thousand Means of Escape. The project entailed paper airplane sculptures, hung within a specific site, and purposefully placed to work well within the architectural space.

1,000 Paper Airplanes Trying to Escape

New work from Berlin-based artist Astrid Bin, described as “one thousand paper airplanes are suspended in flight, like flocking birds, or swarming insects.

Because Duchamp belongs on this board.

The Rhetoric of Attention. Or, the Objet d’art

cherried-thorns: “ Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, 1917 “Whether Mr. Mutt with his own hands made the fountain or not has not importance. He chose it. He took an ordinary article of life, placed it so that.