Category Archives: dada

Yves Klein’s Leap Into The Void

Le Saut dans le Vide (“Leap into the Void”) is a photograph of an art performance by Yves Klein at Rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, in October 1960. [Photo by by Harry Shunk/Wikipedia] I made the comment yesterday that “Philippe Petit isn’t … Continue reading

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Is it IKB or Memorex? Only Yves Knows

Actually, a digital representation can only approximate the deep, other-worldly hue of the color known as IKB or International Klein Blue. Invented by French artist Yves Klein, IKB now has its own Wikipedia page: International Klein Blue (or IKB as … Continue reading

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