Posts Tagged ‘history’

History and Ownership: Interview with Johan Grimonprez

Johan Grimonprez, still from Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y (1997). 68 minutes.

Luc Tuymans: In His Own Words

As a painter of political ideas—and, often, the grotesque and cruel—Luc Tuymans is a historian of images that appear banal but reveal sinister workings: colored blobs are actually disembodied eyeballs; a bare room with flattened perspective is the site of uncountable murders; a limp cloth turns out to be the emblem of a growing nationalist movement. His first U.S. retrospective, a mid-career survey now at[.....]