TEXT WRITTEN BY RANDALL PARISH

Preference for white Carrara marble sculpture…” and “towards ideology which presents itself as technique…” put me in mind of this iconic contemporary art sculpture:

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Because its form simultaneously enacts tribute to, and critique of the academy (aka Städelschule Frankfurt, haunted by the spectre of Kippenberger and other instrumentalised idealis…)

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So when ideological value becomes synonymous with technique (e.g. portable 90’s-vintage critique aesthetics of my example) how can such artfair-admissable leftism become hotwired beyond a referential vehicle for it’s ‘daddy-generation’…?

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Its like you can’t feel your own face etc.

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