In 1961, Piero Manzoni filled ninety tin cans with his own excrement. A label on each can identified the contents as ‘Artist’s Shit’, contents 30gr net freshly preserved, produced and tinned in May 1961.’ Each was numbered on the lid (the Tate owns number 004). 1,137 more words
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18th May – 18th September 2016
I visited this exhibition during last August bank holiday, but feel it’s worth writing about now, because of my reaction to the exhibit. 495 more words
In January i visted the Tate Liverpool which was showing Tracey Emin’s bed. This is something I’ve always wanted so see. As well as being hugely controversial at the time, winning the 1998 turner prize and so becoming a further catalyst for the Stukist protests in response to the earlier work by Damien Hurst, it is a work that fascinated me. 433 more words
Cannot get Bowie’s Sound and Vision out of my head following this week’s culture visit.
Having seen one of Klein’s blue canvases at the Pompidou Centre, I was intrigued to see what a whole room would look like and what you find on the top floor of Tate Liverpool is actually mind-blowing. 197 more words