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I am not an artist, I am a bad sculptor. I have explored and reached the point where I can say that I am on art’s trail and that is enough for me. (Ivan Kožarić, 1971) Today I went to the HAUS DER KUNST, München, were I amongst other things visited a marvelous exhibition of…

After the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?

Today I have been studying the extraordinary work on ordinary life by the American artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles. I am especially interested in how she presents her own invention Maintenance Art as a feminine antagonism to the male dominated Avant-garde.  Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Washing/Tracks/Maintenance, 1973. She argues that the two, Maintenance Art and Avant-garde follow two…