Re: Moving Pictures – Luciano Fabro

np(c) The Brooklyn Rail September 2018

In writing this short piece for The Brooklyn Rail about Luciano Fabro, I seek to posit a fresh and possibly perverse approach to re-viewing the received wisdom and conditions for understanding the artist’s oeuvre. read on…

Empty Vessels

‘Mastaba’ at the Serpentine, Hyde Park in London Christo and Jean-Claude’s latest mega (lomaniac) foray into the public eye takes its formal inspiration from the eternal houses of ancient Egypt. The idea is traceable in C. and J-C’s drawings from the late -1960’s, and like so many of their major projects, has a gestation, provenance and resilience that are difficult to contest. In writing this brief note, I came to the startling realisation that I have adored Christo and Jean-Claude’s for absolutely years, they were effectively the visual soundtrack to my late teenage years…read the article

Mastaba. Courtesy of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Photography: Wolfgang Volz © 1969-2018 Christo

Mastaba. Courtesy of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Photography: Wolfgang Volz © 1969-2018 Christo

To Infinity and Beyond

Towards Infinity at Simon Lee Gallery London presents us with a delicious slice through the mid-1960s to early ‘80’s. I don’t say delicious with any sense of irony given that this congregation of artists would probably be the basis of a show that I would have loved to have curated. read on…Giovanni-Anselmo-Infinito-1971-1973

Giovanni Anselmo – Infinito 1971-73 courtesy Simon Lee Gallery London