Damien Hirst at the Tate Modern, was beautiful over view of this oeuvre. The room filled with live butterflies was a beautiful compliment to his butterfly paintings. The dead animals, the pharmacy installations, the pills and instruments, the glitter and the skulls, was all richly articulated and stunningly curated.
Since Richard Prince’s VERY successful collaboration with Louis Vuitton for their S/S 2008 collection, it only makes sense that his art works are exhibited not only in the Vuitton boutique windows but also in great art galleries like The Serpentine one in London.
Good Work is a collection of paintings by students who studied under professor of painting Clyde Hopkins, at University of the Arts London. We see all the local London heros of the contemporary painting, like Peter Doig, Chris Ofili. As well as some stunning works by recent graduates and masters teacher assitants. Chantel Joffe’s tiny paintings, her use of think palet knife strokes and somber colours conveys a solmness of the lone seated girl. Martin Westwood pen an ink graphic […]
In a recent visit to the Tate Modern, there are almost interesting nouveaute!! I really liked Dieter Roth’s 6 Piccadillies (yes, I liked these 4 of the 6 the best). An interogation of different ways of representing and painting the same scene. Steve McQueen’s Drum Roll. McQueen won the Turner Prize in 1999. This inovative video he put 3 video cameras in a steel barrel and rolled it through the streets of New York City. Negotiating our way through a […]
There are always interesting things happening in Tate Modern Turbine Hall. LIVE : LIVING CURRENCY, a two-day exhibition of performance art in contemporary dance. X-Event 2 autonomous units imposing the limitations of the individual in awareness of a place. The dancers move slowly and thoughtfully around and towards each other. Subtly touching, holding, posing, spitting, creating the distance and the interconnections between the whole and the individual. Doris Salcedo’s Shibboleth, a crack that starts at the entrance of the Turbine […]