Shape of Light: One Hundred Years of Zombietude

“While photographic techniques and mysteries are patiently explained, the paintings present are left simply to be. Everywhere one sees photographers paying homage to painters, nowhere the reverse. A fact which speaks inadvertent volumes.”

Peter Doig Discussing Sigmar Polke

“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.”