Posts Tagged ‘Tate’

#Hashtags: Human Kind

Khaled Hourani. Picasso in Palestine, 2009-2011. Photo by Sander Buyck.

#occupation #migration #civilrights #globalization #fundamentalism “Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.”—Hannah Arendt “They were forced […] to condemn us without believing in our existence.”—Claude Cahun The horrific images emerging from Gaza in the past weeks have displaced any other visual reference in my mind, artistic[.....]

Serial Killers

The serial artist does not attempt to produce a beautiful or mysterious object but functions merely as a clerk cataloging the results of his premise. – Sol Lewitt Operating on logical relationships that rule out unpredictability, seriality, as Jean Baudrillard argued in decades past, is a phenomenon inextricably tied to industrial production and modernity. To those who live in the twenty-first century some half a[.....]

Summer of Utopia: Michael Rakowitz

Dexter Dalwood: Endless Night

Entering its last week on view, Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills is presenting new paintings by London-based artist Dexter Dalwood in the exhibition, Endless Night. The titled was appropriated from the William Blake poem “Auguries of Innocence” and references, as you may expect, death. In his new series of paintings, Dalwood explores several death scenarios from public figures, some real and some fictional. However, the[.....]