“How do people disappear in an age of total over-visibility? Are people hidden by too many images? Do they go hide amongst other images? Do they become images?” … Continue reading out of the ordinary
When you focus on political art, sometimes, you find yourself wondering where politics end and art starts. This was very much the case when I came across Wolfgang Tillmans (1968) Anti-Brexit posters. Tillmans is a German photographer, whose studio is … Continue reading playing hardball
I find Performance art a very difficult thing. I find it ungraspable, indefinable, unsettled, uncertain, and incomprehensible. I simply find it impossible to pinpoint what it is and incorporates. Many different occurrences are classified under the title ‘performance art’. In … Continue reading performance art? PART ONE.
Andy Warhol, born Andrew Warhola (1928-1987), a prominent feature in the art world ever since he decided to exhibit his work at the end of the ’50s. I think – however – many people are unaware of his incredibly notorious behavior. Perhaps … Continue reading keeping it real?
Let me start with two things: Mona Hatoum is one of my favourite artists of all time and second, I find her works are extremely difficult since there are always different possibilities in ways of reading and interpreting her work. I also find … Continue reading personification of social struggle
Andres – “I don’t think my work is shocking” – Serrano (1950) will probably be forever affiliated with his Piss Christ. The New Yorker made the photograph in 1987 capturing a small crucifix submerged in his own urine. Even though … Continue reading from photographing piss christ to POTUS
At first sight, this piece of art held incredible awe for the visitors. A beam of light is radiating through the exhibition room. The installation is big and has small cords from the light bar. I thought this was done in … Continue reading political aesthetics