“Earlier this year, there were some high-profile twitterstorms, in which particular left-identifying figures were ‘called out’ and condemned. What these figures had said was sometimes objectionable; but nevertheless, the way in which they were personally vilified and hounded left a horrible residue: the stench of bad conscience and witch-hunting moralism” This […]
“There is an emphasis on banality, but also the whispered markings of the south with dead deer and hand-painted signage” William Eggleston 414 is a compelling book for what it is and what it is not. At first, when I saw the title in the Steidl catalogue, I simply thought it was a […]
Julie Van Der Vaart’s “Dusk” is a shrouded piece of photographic investigation into nocturnal unreason where silver nitrate meets the dim slow hum of dull bulbs or flickering candles at best.
“No it’s not!” I said, “I’m going to prove to you that it’s not. I can do this and it’s not pornography!”
Perhaps we’re just to take it on good faith or past merit that the artworks in Raiders are somehow quality by association. By Michelle France, ASX, January 2015 Harmony Korine Raiders Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills January 10—February 14, 2015 Walking into the new Harmony Korine show at Gagosian, my reaction is an unexpected one: […]
“People like Robert Frank inspired me. But I was really influenced more by people like Lenny Bruce.” By Raphaël Cuir, Art Press, August 2007 A year ago, seven short films by Marina Abramovic, Matthew Barney, Gaspar Noé, Richard Prince, Marco Brambilla, Sam Taylor-Wood and Larry Clark were shown at Cannes under the title Destricted. […]