“The other reason is the question of memory – in line with the invention of the medium, mass images of the dead emerged in the second half of the 19th century. A fashion wave that is not only reserved for the nobility and clergy, but also for simple people, in order to have a portrait, a memory picture of someone at all”. -Felix Hoffman
“If you are of a certain generation you will be able to read the work or at least the genesis of its flow by association to children’s television, gardening and cooking books on your grandparents shelves…”
“The impure spectacle of such visions are entitled to the epileptic alone though the corroboration of these events can be described by other seizure subscribers partially as “primordial” for lack of cohesive unanimous declaration”
“Certainly, Tillmans is enormously curious, yet his works offer surprisingly little insight. All is surface and rarely is it scratched”
Une visite complète de l’importante exposition consacrée par le Centre Pompidou au grand peintre allemand. Où l’on comprend la relation étroite entre peinture et photographie, entre l’esthétique de l’artiste et la place de l’homme dans une actualité d’ores et déjà versée à l’histoire. Et par dessus tout, la passion d’expérimenter, de ressentir et de peindre.