Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Visit To Newyork Museums











View of Maurizio Cattelan: All at the Guggenheim



Detail












The exhibition brings together virtually everything the artist has produced since 1989 and presents the works en masse, strung seemingly haphazardly from the oculus of the Guggenheim’s rotunda. Perversely encapsulating Cattelan’s career to date in an overly literal, three-dimensional catalogue raisonnĂ©, the installation lampoons the idea of comprehensiveness. The exhibition is an exercise in disrespect: the artist has hung up his work like laundry to dry. 




To say I am no longer in Vermont is quite an understatement;

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