Archive for November 6th, 2008

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Nov
08

Once we had power over life and death – when will I die?

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The work is enhanced by being located in a basement gallery. Entering the gallery you stand on top of steps and look down on the figures – the former World Leaders are locked away “out of  sight out of mind”.

06
Nov
08

This is mine

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He’s lost his mind, but clings to his mine. Boys and their toys.

06
Nov
08

Do old people smell?

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That looks OK. He smells of pee, lets move away.

06
Nov
08

Image makers

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How the mighty have fallen – sit still while I take your photo.

06
Nov
08

You need a shave

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The old are viewed not as people but objects to be tolerated.

06
Nov
08

It’s OK they’re harmless

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The work consists of 13 figures representing former World Leaders sitting in electric wheelchairs moving aimlessly about a room.

06
Nov
08

Old Persons Home

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For me  the Old Persons Home by Sun Yuan and Peng Yu is the most memorable and amusing work on show. But is it good art? To allow you to judge for yourself I will post a series of photos.




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