BLNK: Things That Look Like Art

by Juozas Cernius on January 13, 2011 · 6 comments BLNK


Bruce Nauman's cast concrete staircase found at the Taka Mountains, Sudan.

Doris Salcedo's Istanbul Biennial installation of chairs could have been inspired by this back alley location in Port Sudan, Sudan.

This may be the toothbrush Gordon Matta-Clark used in his Clock Shower performance/video. Found in Atbara, Sudan.

Vladimir Tatlin's Monument to the Third International, or maybe a modified Duchamp readymade reinterpreted by hotel staff in Atabara, Sudan.

Joseph Kosuth's chair is possibly this chair, that chair, or this other chair located in Port Sudan, Sudan.

A tire sculpture by Jean Michel Basquiat found in Dongola, Sudan

Robert Irwin's lighting and architectural work over Cairo, Egypt

Bunch of rope. Looks a lot like a sculpture, found on the street in Cairo, Egypt.

Not sure if this is a wig discarded by an Andy Warhol impersonator or an old prop of Cindy Sherman's. Found in Cairo, Egypt.

Spencer Finch-like lighting effects on the floor of a bus station in Cairo, Egypt.

Earth art, salt crystalline sculpture in the manner of Robert Smithson, found in Siwa, Egypt.

Background image for an Ed Ruscha painting.

A telephone that could have been used in Christian Marclay's Telephone video, or maybe Nancy Hwang’s “Meet Me At Home”. Found in Cairo, Egypt.

Something by Richard Prince, but really by someone else, much like a real Richard Prince.

Robert Rauchenberg collage, found in Cairo, Egypt.

Artifact from Martin Creed’s Sick Film – found in Cairo, Egypt.

Brice Marden's driveway, if he had one, in Siwa, Egypt.


doug Facce January 14, 2011 at 1:08 pm

hmm – this isn’t very interesting

Freechinabrides January 15, 2011 at 12:04 pm

mmmm. this is sorta weak. “Artists make stuff that looks like things you find on the street! Whooda Thunk???/ My Trip to Egypt.”

Anonymous January 15, 2011 at 3:59 pm

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Patod3 February 22, 2011 at 10:19 am

I love it.

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