"The wandering couple coerces themselves towards enlightenment by consulting their unease through a distorted prismatic light, and hence gives their world a credence not found in the symbolic disorder of
Corinne on Gloucester Place, 1993 Wolfgang Tillmans has consistently pushed back against whatever perceptions of his work seem most current. The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on
"When it comes to thinking about and working with photographic images nowadays, I think it’s crucial to engage with the ways these images are being produced, presented and perceived."
”The whole city though I am only in a neighborhood seems capable of changing its face as I am carried through it offering possibilities for omni-architectural and urban planning on
I can imagine what it is to wake up in a city like Dresden the morning after being carpet bombed by Allied forces in 1945...
Images that travel; images for hire. The postmarking of images. The weathering and creasing defamation, which detracts the value of a post-card is insipid as to its method of its
"Polke would make use of other people’s drawings or would reference amateur works. Also, his take on popular culture was not always about things that were recognisable."
”A book and a space are two different media, or in other words: display cases. Thinking about the gallery program for us means thinking about showing substantial art in a
The vast majority of this material exists in a format without physicality. These ‘documents’ that the artist collects are in effect, de-materialised. They exist in a capacity of their non-physicality.
These are real people, with real happiness in their lives, and that makes a fool of the reader for prejudging them by their surroundings.
It is clever enough to remain completely autonomous and lacks the problematic discourse of “trying too hard”.