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|[Nettime-nl] A Vision in Delft Blue|
Net Art News, September 3, 2003 A Vision in Delft Blue Dutch artist Hugo Kaagman adorns his site with an array of images and animations whose palette of Delft blue and white evoke his country's history. The shuttling between traditional symbols, such as windmills and animals, and radically contemporary ones, an Internet Explorer icon and a rollerskate, is matched by an old-fashioned, canvas-like interface that features clickable animations. Though the blue and white site is formally precious and appealing, many of its animations are rooted in a sense of irony about the cliches of historic official culture. Also, net art collectors will be happy to know that Kaagman's works are for sale. Details, in blue and white, on the site. -- Rachel Greene http://www.kaagman.nl/ Rhizome.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. If you value this free publication, please consider making a contribution within your means. We accept online credit card contributions at http://rhizome.org/support. Checks may be sent to Rhizome.org, 180 Varick Street, Suite 1126, New York, NY 10014, USA. Or call us at +1.646.552.2313. Rhizome members can subscribe and unsubscribe by visiting http://rhizome.org/subscribe.rhiz. If you simply want to unsubscribe from Net Art News, visit http://rhizome.org/netartnews/. Net Art News is edited by Rachel Greene. Ideas for Net Art News are welcome, must relate to new media art, and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Net Art News' in the subject line. Net Art News is supported by grants from The Charles Engelhard Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (email@example.com).