Category Archives: Photomontage

KENNARDPHILLIPPS: HERE COMES EVERYBODY │ Stills, Edinburgh → 25 October 2015

Here Comes Everybody (Paper money Study#1) (2015), pigment ink on paper

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“Viźlîzñ ɖ cnẋn btwn ɖ oprest mjoṛti n ɖ ṗlitcl n fnanśl ilit”

Adam Benmakhlouf SKINNY 1 August 2015
Krystyna Sierbien AESTHETICA 6 June 2015
Richard Slocombe STOP THE WAR COALITION 3 May 2015

Continue reading KENNARDPHILLIPPS: HERE COMES EVERYBODY │ Stills, Edinburgh → 25 October 2015

STAN DOUGLAS: MISE EN SCÈNE │ Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin → 20 September 2015

Stan Douglas, Hastings Park, 16 July 1955, 2008, Digital C-print mounted on Dibond aluminum, 59 1/2 x 88 3/4 inches, 151.1 x 225.4 cm,
Stan Douglas, Hastings Park, 16 July 1955, 2008, Digital C-print mounted on Dibond aluminum, 59 1/2 x 88 3/4 inches, 151.1 x 225.4 cm

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“An artist huz invstigeśnz intu mstecn îdntti n unstebl memri, rīcnstruẋn, riinvnśn n ɖ loñ śadoz ɖ past casts intu ɖ preznt, mc hm wn v ɖ most intrestñ n importnt artists v âr tîm”

“Đr cn b multipl storiz in wn frem”

Peter Crawley IRISH TIMES 29 July 2015

“Unḍlayñ hiz intîr aproć z a cnviẋn ɖt a fôtgrafic imij z, lîc eni rpṛzenteśn, a construct”

Continue reading STAN DOUGLAS: MISE EN SCÈNE │ Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin → 20 September 2015

RICHARD PRINCE: NEW PORTRAITS │ Gagosian Gallery, London → 1 August 2015

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“In 1984 I tc sm portrits.
Đ we I dd it wz difṛnt. Đ we hd nʈñ t d wɖ ɖ tṛdiśn v portrićr…”

This is a photo of Richard Prince (via Krizstian Majdik) which I’ve re-appropriated. It’s a work of art.

PHAIDON 11 June 2015
Matt Kwong CBC 9 June 2015
Erica Tempesta DAILY MAIL 29 May 2015
Alex Needham GUARDIAN 27 May 2015
Matilda Battersby INDEPENDENT 25 May 2015
Olivia Solon MIRROR 25 May 2015
Jessica Contrera WASHINGTON POST 25 May 2015
Nicholas Reilly METRO 22 May 2015
Kurt Ralske ART CRITICAL 8 October 2014
Mathew Israel HUFFINGTON POST 1 October 2014
Peter Schjeldahl NEW YORKER 30 September 2014

Photo: Robert McKeever

Continue reading RICHARD PRINCE: NEW PORTRAITS │ Gagosian Gallery, London → 1 August 2015

DAVID HOCKNEY: PAINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY │ Annely Juda Fine Art, London → 27 June 2015

Card Players #1 (2014). Acrylic on canvas, 122 x 183 cm
Card Players #1 (2014). Acrylic on canvas, 122 x 183 cm

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“Pêntrz hv olwz noun ɖr z smʈñ roñ wɖ pspctv.”

Ben Luke LONDON EVENING STANDARD 19 May 2015
Alastair Smart TELEGRAPH 18 May 2015
Zoe Pilger INDEPENDENT 17 May 2015
Mark Brown GUARDIAN 14 May 2015
YORKSHIRE POST 14 May 2015
Maisie Skidmore IT’S NICE THAT 28 April 2015
Mark Brown GUARDIAN 17 April 2015
Ananda Pellerin TIME OUT
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EMILY ALLCHURCH: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF A MASTER │ Manchester Art Gallery → 8 June 2015

“Emili Olčrč yzz ftogṛfi t rīcriet oldmastr pêntñz n prints, crietñ cntmprri naṛtvz. Ʈancs t a sxesfl crâdfundñ campên wɖ Ɖ Ātfund, w cmišnd hr t mc a ny wrc fr Mančestr Ātgaḷri bêst on ɖ pêntñ Alḅtsqer, Mančestr, 1910 bî Frenč Impreṣ̌nist Adolf Valet. Ɖs z ɖ sentrpìs v hr xibišn, ẇč z hr frst YC sôlo šo in a public myziym. Valet, hu livd n wrct in Mančestr fr mni yirz, pêntd atṃsferic vyz v ɖ siti, ẇč r a fevrit wɖ rezidnts n vizitrz alîc. Hiz wrcs capčr ɖ esns v Mančestr at ɖ trn v ɖ 20ʈ senčri. Olčrč’z updetd rīcriešn v Valet’s Edwōdı̣n sitīscêp rvilz Mančestr az ɖ 21st Senčri siti it z tde, reẓnnt wɖ ecoz v its historic past.

Ɖ xibišn olso šôcêsz Olčrč’z seḷbretd Tôcio Stwri n Tocîdôrôd siriz, ẇč pe homij t ɖ 19ʈ senčri Jaṗnīz printmêcr Ŭtagawa Hirošige. Dspled az lîtboxz, hr wrcs rvil nt onli čenjz t ɖ tpogṛfi bt olso t Jaṗnīz ssayti n custmz. Ɖe r šôn alñsd a ṣlẋn v Mančestr Ātgaḷri’z c̣lẋn v xqizit bt rerli sīn orijinl Hirošige wŭdbloc prints n sm on loun fṛm âr pātnr, Ẇitẉʈ Ātgaḷri.

Olčrč’z wrcs r sìmls dijitl c̣lāžz, yzñ hundṛdz v fôṭgrafs, têcn in ŕbn invîrnmnts tde. Ɖ complx foṭgrafic imijz hv a reẓnns wɖ plês, histri n culčr n dīl wɖ ɖ pasij v tîm n ɖ čenjz t a landscêp, fyzñ cntmprri lîf wɖ a sens v histri.”

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THE SENSORY WAR 1914-2014 │ Manchester Art Gallery → 22 February 2015

“Ɖs mêjr grūpexibišn mācñ ɖ Sentīṇri v ɖ Frst Wrldwor xplorz hâ ātists hv cmynicetd ɖ impact v militri conflict on ɖ bodi, mînd, invîrnmnt n hymn sensz btwn 1914 n 2014.

Ɖ šo xaminz hâ ātists fṛm 1914 onwdz dpictd ɖ devstetñ impact v ny militri tecnoḷjiz yṭlîzd in a senčri v conflict bginñ wɖ ɖ Frst Wrldwor. It brñz tgɖr wrc fṛm a renj v līdñ ātists includñ Henri Lam, CRW Nevinsn, Pwl Naš, Oto Dix, Nansi Spero, Ričd Mos, Omer Fast n fīčrz wrcs bî ɖ hībacūša, svîvrz v ɖ atomic bom dropt on Hirošima, ẇč wr crietd in ɖ 1970z n r biyñ šôn in ɖ YC fr ɖ frst tîm.

(Ṣmanʈa Pein, Đ INṬNAŠNL BIZNISTÎMZ, 24 Septembr 2014)

Ɖ Frst Wrldwor involvd a pṛfând rīcnfiğrešn v senṣri xpirı̣ns n pspšn ʈru ɖ invnšn v devstetñ militri tecnoḷjiz, ẇč dstrŷd hymn lîvz n oltrd ɖ invîrnmnt bynd recgnišn. Its leġsi hz cntinyd n ivolvd ʈru īvn mr radicl fwmz v dstruẋn ovr ɖ last hundṛd yirz. Ʈrt ɖ senčri, ātists hv strugld t undrstand ɖ tru ifct v modn tecṇlojicl warfér. Ẇl militri n pres ftogṛfi hv brwt a ny c̣paṣti t coldli dokyment sč līʈl dsplez, ātists fând a dfṛnt we v siyñ.

Mančestr Ātgaḷri hz a našnli impwtnt c̣lẋn v āt v ɖ Frst Wrldwor, ẇč wz asmbld bî its frst drctr, Loṛns Hêẉd. Têcñ ɖs rič c̣lẋn az ɖ stātñpŷnt, ɖs šo includz historic n cntmprri āt fṛm ɖ YC, Jrṃni, Frans, Iṭli, ɖ Neɖrḷndz, ɖ Ynîtd Stêts, Caṇda, Jpan, Vietnam, Ny Zīḷnd, Aljiria, Îrḷnd, Iran, Izrel n Paḷstîn.

Continue reading THE SENSORY WAR 1914-2014 │ Manchester Art Gallery → 22 February 2015

GILBERT & GEORGE: SCAPEGOATING PICTURES │ White Cube, London → 28 September 2014

“‘Man z lst hmslf ẇn h twcs in hiz ôn prsn. Gv hm a masc, n h wl tel y ɖ truʈ’

Oscr Waild (1891)

Fr nirli fîv decedz ɖ āt v Gilbt n Jwj hz crietd a visṛl n epic dpiẋn v modn ŕbn xistns. At its sentr r olwz ɖ ātists ɖmslvz, hu hv dedicetd ɖer adult lîvz t ɖer cwlñ az Livñ Sculpčrz – witṇsptisipnts wɖn ɖ moṛl n vividli atṃsferic wrld v ɖer vižn, az it z rvild in ɖer āt.

Ɖ SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ unflinčñli dscrîb ɖ voḷtîl, tens, axeḷretd n mstirı̣s riaḷti v âr incrisñli tecṇlojicl, multīfêʈ n multīculčṛl wrld. It z a wrld in ẇč paṛnoia, funḍmnṭlizm, srveḷns, rlijn, akzešn n victimhd bcm moṛl šêdz v ɖ siti’z tempr. Gilbt n Jwj têc ɖer plês in ɖz SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ az šatrd n spirit-lîc fwmz – at tîmz masct, at tîmz az gṛtscli cêṗrñ sceḷtnz, at tîmz ded-îd n impasv. Ɖz SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ cnsolidet n advans ɖ āt v Gilḅt n Jwj az a vy v modn hymaṇti ɖt z at wns libterı̣n n fri-ʈñcñ, opozd t biġtri v ol fwmz n dedicetd t seklr riylizm.

Dominetñ ɖ SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ, bcmñ olmst ɖ iṃjistc sigṇčr v ɖs ny grūp v picčrz, r imijz v ɖ sinistr bom-šêpt canistrz yzd t cnten nîtṛs oxîde, olso nôn az ẇipits n hipi crac – recriešnli inheld t indys yforia, hlūsinešnz n uncntroḷbl laftr. Gaɖrd bî ɖ ātists on ɖer ŕli mwnñ wōcs fṛm ɖ sîdstrīts n bacaliz ɖt srând ɖer hom, ɖ prezns v ɖz canistrz, mimicñ ɖt v bomz pvedz ɖ mūd v ɖ SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ t infŕ terrizm, worfer n a stāc industrı̣l brūtaḷti.

Ecowñ ɖ maxim v ɖ grt Victorı̣n ācitect, Ō.W.N. Pyjin, Nt a Stîl, bt a Prínṣpl, ɖ vižn v ɖ SCÊPGOTÑ PICČRZ bʈ afrmz n intnsifîz ɖ historicli îconic āt v Gilbt n Jwj, in its tîrls, imošnl n pṛfând ingejmnt wɖ ɖ vywr n ɖ modn wrld.”

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Continue reading GILBERT & GEORGE: SCAPEGOATING PICTURES │ White Cube, London → 28 September 2014