Joel-Peter Witkin

9 04 2011

Witkin’s work is gross. I can imagine someone saying. Also it is beautiful. Maybe. It has its attractive qualities. I think it is just curious. Like a dark alley. Or a car accident. You just want to have a peek. Then grab a paper bag.

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Peter Kennard

9 04 2011

Kennard’s work is very political. The pieces have an unsettled quick to dry appeal. It is as if one was hastily trying to get the message out into the world before we blew ourselves up. I also find the pieces rather dated. Not just because of their political references but because it reflects the hectic and turbulent 70s and 80s.

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