Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Zhang Huan lived in Beijing for seven years where he completed his MA at the Central Academy of Fine Arts before moving to New York in 1998. Check out his website by clicking on the image above.
Zhang Huan currently as the work
Ash Head No.1in THE REVOLUTION CONTINUES: NEW CHINESE ART at Saatchi.
Thursday, October 09, 2008
“There was much of the beautiful, much of the wanton, much of the bizarre, something of the terrible, and not a little of that which might have excited disgust”
from “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe.
It is this friction between the poetics of the abject and the direct visceral responses of our physiology that informs this new work by Cheryl Field. Exploring material properties that evoke the bodily to provide an encounter between the writhing forms and their audience, she invites us to question the potential for manipulation in the complex territory between object and viewer. Laden with connotations of the corporeal, the installation attempts to draw us into our own physical and psychological apparatus, mapping the disparities highlighted by the work between disgust and attraction, what is apparent and the intricate, veiled processes that lead us to form our response to what is presented.
Preview: Saturday 18th October 7 - 9pm
19th October - 9th November 2008
open Saturdays and Sundays 11-7pm
or by appointment on 07932 607 706
The Fridge Gallery, Southside Studios, 17 Westmoreland Street, Glasgow, G42 8LL