CHRIS FREMANTLE

What art have I seen? From Life

Posted in Uncategorized by chrisfremantle on January 3, 2018

From Life at the Royal Academy – centred around Jeremy Deller’s Iggy Pop Life Class it also included the brilliant film by Cia Gou-Qiang – One Thousand Youngsters Drawing David.

Tended to agree with Timeout review that it was not brilliantly curated – last two rooms a bit of a guddle. Better to have more of Michael Landy’s portraits and fewer other bits and pieces.

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What art have I seen? Drawn into tomorrow

Posted in Exhibitions by chrisfremantle on January 19, 2016
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What art have I seen? Schiele and Johns

Posted in Exhibitions by chrisfremantle on December 6, 2014

The Courtauld has two fascinating exhibitions – Egon Schiele The Radical Nude and Jasper Johns Regrets. This analysis of the Johns exhibition from its showing at MoMA in New York is worth reading.

Cybernetics (human machine interfaces)

Posted in Exhibitions by chrisfremantle on November 27, 2009

The Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus is a work by Julius von Bismark and Benjamin Maus.  It explores the possibilities of drawing as copying, as semantic, as mechanical, as technical, as legal, as durational, etc..

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