Art

Tidying up art: Ursus Wehrli on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

Artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli shares his vision for a cleaner, more organized, tidier form of art — by deconstructing the paintings of modern masters into their component pieces, sorted by color and size. Beyond the whimsy, of course, is a serious message, to honor and balance creativity and messiness, form and chaos. (Recorded February 2005 in Monterey, California. Duration: 15:57.)

Watch Ursus Wehrli’s talk from TED2005 on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 300+ TEDTalks — including more talks about art.

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