Art _____________.jpg Alan Belcher’conceptual project

_____________.jpg Alan Belcher’conceptual project

Giulia Pacciardi
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_.jpg is a project by conceptual artist Alan Belcher that challenges the ephemeral nature of the digital format of the image and calls into question its nature as an “icon” in the literal sense of the word, removing the image from its original context and elevating it to a work of art.

The installation images of his exhibition “Preview” bring together more than a hundred pieces characterized by different layouts, causing a visual glitch between the white wall of the gallery and a jpeg preview folder typical of a computer screen.

Symbols that become objects, taht become sculptures that become photographs.

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Written by Giulia Pacciardi
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