Top 6 November
Towards the end of the year, it became increasingly more difficult to make any blog posts. Although I selected my top 6 in the end of November, see my belated list below.
Print, ink and watercolour on paper, 1795 – 1805
William Blake (1757 – 1827, UK)
William Blake (until 2 Feb 2020) @Tate Britain, London
Mood. Muscles. Story.
Nam June Paik (1932 – 2006, Korean American)
Nam June Paik (until 9 Feb 2020) @Tate Modern, London
Technology and nature. Fast and slow. Colours and monochrome green.
Lisa Brice (b. 1968, South African)
Lisa Brice @Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Red and Blue. Perspective. Cat, of course. Realistic without giving many details.
Kara Walker (b. 1969, American)
Hyundai Commission (until 5 Apr 2020) @Tate Modern, London
For the storytelling through the installation.
Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975, UK)
Barbara Hepworth: Divided Circle (15 Nov 2019 - 2 Feb 2020)@The Heong Gallery, Cambridge
Because it is so clever. So smooth and peaceful.
Peter Doig (b. 1959, British, lives in Trinidad)
Peter Doig: Paintings (6 Sep – 16 Nov) @Michael Werner Gallery, London
Vivid flat colours. Strong perspective. Allusions to Greek myths.