Art Made During The Terrorist Attacks On September 11th 2001: AOL Instant Messenger “Away Messages” Collage by Pete Ippel

Flashback to September eleventh, 2001, I was just moving into the fall semester of my final year at Cornell University, when I woke up early for my nine am Spanish class just like any other day…My friends Cristian and Dan were already up watching the news as they were both from New York City. That’s […]

The Seven Things You Must Know Before Purchasing Contemporary Art

When you learn how to best answer these questions, you are ready to buy some art. Get educated, enjoy life, support artists. What am I looking at? What is my budget? Can I make it myself? Why do I like it? Is it an investment? Can I store it? Will it degrade? Contact Pete Ippel […]

Rhizome 2010 Commission Proposal “Preblog” by Pete Ippel

Preblog: Time capsule to Midwestern Teenage Life Before the World Wide Web – Blogging as a 15-Year-Old and 30-Year-Old at the Same Time San Francisco based artist Pete Ippel travels to rural Illinois to unlock the fire-proof safe that’s been buried in the closet of his childhood home since 1997. Ippel investigates and interprets nearly […]

Memory Sift Photogram Project

The intent of this project is to explore the fragility of memories and how they relate to the natural world inasmuch as they can be collected and treasured. Because of childhood experiences of taking “nature hikes” with my mother and father , I was encouraged to pick up anything I found interesting to take it […]