Douglas Gordon’s diverse body of work conjures collective memory and perceptual surprise. Gordon infuses a combination of humor and trepidation to resituate reactions to the familiar.

Today, September 20, the artist was born in Glasgow, Scotland. #DouglasGordon 
Image: Douglas Gordo, “24 Hour Psycho Back and Forth and To and Fro,” 2008, Video Installation, Dimensions variable, Installation view MGK, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2013 © Studio lost but found / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017 Photo Studio lost but found / Frederik Pedersen from Psycho. 1960. USA. Directed and Produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. © Universal City Studios.

“First there is nothing, then there is a deep nothing, then there is a blue depth”
—Yves Klein

The conceptual artist and originator of International Klein Blue was born on this day, April 28, 1928 in Nice, France.
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Image: “Monique (ANT 59),” 1960, Dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper mounted on canvas, 30 1/8 × 15 7/8 inches (76.5 × 40.3 cm) © Yves Klein Estate, ADAGP, Paris / ARS, New York, 2017