Author Archives: Anne Crumley

Change Project (Center for Suburban Statistics)

  As a frequent visitor of the suburbs, I am often distressed to find that, despite decades of technological progress, few have found ways to combat the issue of these neighborhoods’ aesthetic banality. A perfect example of this plight can

/ Anne Crumley

Change Project (Center for Suburban Statistics)

  As a frequent visitor of the suburbs, I am often distressed to find that, despite decades of technological progress, few have found ways to combat the issue of these neighborhoods’ aesthetic banality. A perfect example of this plight can

/ Anne Crumley

Change (Reference)

(Text cited from the Whitney Biennial) “For his contribution to the Biennial, Cameron Rowland asked the Whitney to make an investment in a Social Impact Bond, also known as a “Pay for Success” contract. Typically used by city or county

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Change (Reference)

(Text cited from the Whitney Biennial) “For his contribution to the Biennial, Cameron Rowland asked the Whitney to make an investment in a Social Impact Bond, also known as a “Pay for Success” contract. Typically used by city or county

/ Anne Crumley

Change (Reference)

For six weeks in 2010, artist Tino Sehgal’s work, “This Progress” took over the Guggenheim Museum. Visitors enter the space only to find the iconic ramps of the building completely devoid of physical artwork. Each group is accompanied up the

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Change (Reference)

For six weeks in 2010, artist Tino Sehgal’s work, “This Progress” took over the Guggenheim Museum. Visitors enter the space only to find the iconic ramps of the building completely devoid of physical artwork. Each group is accompanied up the

/ Anne Crumley

Change (Reference)

In 2009, artist William Powhida created this illustration in response to the New Museum’s questionable curatorial ties. The image, which includes caricatures of several figures tied to the questionable 2010 exhibition, “Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection” critiques

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Change (Reference)

In 2009, artist William Powhida created this illustration in response to the New Museum’s questionable curatorial ties. The image, which includes caricatures of several figures tied to the questionable 2010 exhibition, “Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection” critiques

/ Anne Crumley

Participation Project (Postcards to My Parents)

For my participation project, I chose to focus on the cross-section of Pittsburghers who choose to spend their weekends at Schenley Plaza. I am intrigued by the idea of the mass-produced sentiment, and wanted to know what people of all

/ Anne Crumley

Participation Project (Postcards to My Parents)

For my participation project, I chose to focus on the cross-section of Pittsburghers who choose to spend their weekends at Schenley Plaza. I am intrigued by the idea of the mass-produced sentiment, and wanted to know what people of all

/ Anne Crumley

Participation Project (First Iteration)

Over the weekend I finalized my designs for the postcards that I will have my participants write their messages on. I decided to add the phrase “‘hello there’ from Pittsburgh,” because I feel that it’s appropriate to the project (as

/ Anne Crumley

Participation Project (First Iteration)

Over the weekend I finalized my designs for the postcards that I will have my participants write their messages on. I decided to add the phrase “‘hello there’ from Pittsburgh,” because I feel that it’s appropriate to the project (as

/ Anne Crumley

Contextual Analysis: fiverr.com

Physical Characteristics: Several categories to explore in their virtual “marketplace” Simple site design Search options make it easy to find what you’re looking for Logo design seems to be popular According to the site, a “gig” is purchased every five

/ Anne Crumley

Contextual Analysis: fiverr.com

Physical Characteristics: Several categories to explore in their virtual “marketplace” Simple site design Search options make it easy to find what you’re looking for Logo design seems to be popular According to the site, a “gig” is purchased every five

/ Anne Crumley

Participation (Reference)

Every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, a male and female volunteer read dates from On Kawara’s 20-volume collection, comprised of One Million Years [Past] and One Million Years [Future]. Each pair reads for an hour.

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Participation (Reference)

Every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, a male and female volunteer read dates from On Kawara’s 20-volume collection, comprised of One Million Years [Past] and One Million Years [Future]. Each pair reads for an hour.

/ Anne Crumley

Participation (Reference)

In Yoko Ono’s continued performance work, Cut Piece, the artist explores the role of the participant and mob mentality among active viewers. To perform the piece, Ono sits on stage alone, inviting the members of the audience to approach, one at

/ Anne Crumley

Participation (Reference)

In Yoko Ono’s continued performance work, Cut Piece, the artist explores the role of the participant and mob mentality among active viewers. To perform the piece, Ono sits on stage alone, inviting the members of the audience to approach, one at

/ Anne Crumley

Participation (Reference)

Jill Magid spent 31 days in Liverpool, where she utilized public surveillance cameras to film herself in the city center. Easily identifiable in a bright red trench  coat, Magid choreographed her movements in the area, calling the police on duty

/ Anne Crumley

Participation (Reference)

Jill Magid spent 31 days in Liverpool, where she utilized public surveillance cameras to film herself in the city center. Easily identifiable in a bright red trench  coat, Magid choreographed her movements in the area, calling the police on duty

/ Anne Crumley

Place Project

Signs were placed in plain sight among bright pink reminders at the Squirrel Hill Giant Eagle

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Place Project

Signs were placed in plain sight among bright pink reminders at the Squirrel Hill Giant Eagle

/ Anne Crumley

Place (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) Although more of a work of architecture than an explicit “art” installation, la Grande Arche de la Défense (designed by Johann Otto von Spreckelsen) is perfectly situated in it’s location, west of Paris. The monument,

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Place (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) Although more of a work of architecture than an explicit “art” installation, la Grande Arche de la Défense (designed by Johann Otto von Spreckelsen) is perfectly situated in it’s location, west of Paris. The monument,

/ Anne Crumley

Place (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) James Turrell’s work hinges on human perception of light and the idea of the immersive experience, both central concepts in his ongoing project, Roden Crater. Located in the Painted Desert of Northern Arizona, Turrell is

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Place (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) James Turrell’s work hinges on human perception of light and the idea of the immersive experience, both central concepts in his ongoing project, Roden Crater. Located in the Painted Desert of Northern Arizona, Turrell is

/ Anne Crumley

Place (Reference)

(Click image for higher resolution) Melissa McGill’s installation, “Constellation” is located approximately 50 miles north of New York City along the Hudson River. The work, which can be spotted by boat and by rail, alters the night sky by adding

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Place (Reference)

(Click image for higher resolution) Melissa McGill’s installation, “Constellation” is located approximately 50 miles north of New York City along the Hudson River. The work, which can be spotted by boat and by rail, alters the night sky by adding

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Contextual Analysis: Giant Eagle Squirrel Hill

Physical Characteristics:  Unusual walkway entrance— curved and sloped down to door, access from the parking lot and the street Movie rental location The store has small carts, and very few larger ones No baskets The store sells small bags of

/ Anne Crumley

Contextual Analysis: Giant Eagle Squirrel Hill

Physical Characteristics:  Unusual walkway entrance— curved and sloped down to door, access from the parking lot and the street Movie rental location The store has small carts, and very few larger ones No baskets The store sells small bags of

/ Anne Crumley

One Shot Intervention

(Click for better resolution) Custom grid projected onto a statue in the great hall of the College of Fine Arts

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One Shot Intervention

(Click for better resolution) Custom grid projected onto a statue in the great hall of the College of Fine Arts

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One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) In his ongoing project, New American Quilts (NAQ), Carson Davis Brown draws on the tradition of American quilting to discuss themes of branding dominance and “the promise of abundance.” Brown uses a guerrilla technique to construct

/ Anne Crumley

One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) In his ongoing project, New American Quilts (NAQ), Carson Davis Brown draws on the tradition of American quilting to discuss themes of branding dominance and “the promise of abundance.” Brown uses a guerrilla technique to construct

/ Anne Crumley

One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click image for higher resolution) In her work, A Distance (A Kiss with String Attached) (2003), Cornelia Parker appropriates Rodin’s famous piece, The Kiss, highlighting the intensity of his original sculpture. Here, not only are the lovers entwined, as intended by the original artist,

/ Anne Crumley

One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click image for higher resolution) In her work, A Distance (A Kiss with String Attached) (2003), Cornelia Parker appropriates Rodin’s famous piece, The Kiss, highlighting the intensity of his original sculpture. Here, not only are the lovers entwined, as intended by the original artist,

/ Anne Crumley

One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) Brad Downey’s oeuvre focuses on the immediate; by placing everyday objects in a new or unexpected context, he plays with the idea of normalcy and forces the viewer to examine their surroundings more closely. In his

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One Shot Intervention (Reference)

(Click images for higher resolution) Brad Downey’s oeuvre focuses on the immediate; by placing everyday objects in a new or unexpected context, he plays with the idea of normalcy and forces the viewer to examine their surroundings more closely. In his

/ Anne Crumley