Recently I saw one of the most enjoyable exhibitions I have seen for a very long time, made even better because we stumbled across it by mistake. 563 more words
Tags » Whitechapel Gallery
Tuesday 26th November.
One of the most important British artists of our time showcases her work at The Whitechapel Gallery with real exuberance; the gallery is tightly packed with foreskin close-ups, brightly coloured photographs and giant white willies. 170 more words
An edited version of this review was originally published in Mongoos Magazine. Please check it out on the Mongoos Magazine website.
Those familiar with Sarah Lucas’s early breakthrough works, such as 1992’s Two Fried Eggs and a Kebab, in which the actual foodstuffs are employed as crude representations of breasts and female genitalia, could be forgiven for assuming that the former Young British Artist’s vulgar imagery had lost its power to shock over time. 309 more words
Wandering around Sarah Lucas’ exhibition ‘SITUATION: Absolute Beach Man Rubble’ at the Whitechapel Art Gallery amidst fellow gallery-goers, there are more than a few wry smiles, even a giggle here and there, as well as some grave expressions amongst pondering faces. 782 more words