Spreading fear and mayhem in the visual arts.

Hell. Redux.

Posted in Beaux Arts, Historia & Memoria, Taxidermy & Grotesk by Suzanne G. on May 30th, 2004 | BBC Wikipedia

© Dinos & Jake Chapman
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Well, fine then! There's a reason why I haven't blogged this yet:
I couldn't care less about the Charles Fucking Saatchi Imperium and the ever hyped BritArts. But I do care about The Chapman Bros' artworks. And, honestly speaking, the best thing that could possibly happen to stress the importance of an installation such as "Hell" is... A FIRE!

Let's face it, that was the best meta-destructive performance of an artwork ever! The artwork itself created its own hell and destruction and thus fulfilled its sole mission.

→ UPDATE, 07-22-2004: NYT article on the Chapman Bros' new "Hell" project

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    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten says:

    [...] Features Anaïs Nin Araki Nobuyoshi Cabinets de Curiosités Catacombe dei Cappuccini Edward Gorey Fumetto Comics Festival Geof Kern Maurizio Cattelan Porcellana Nervosa Spooky Video Special Taxidermia [...]

    May 30th, 2008 at 7:03 pm

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    Suzanne Gerber – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Jake or Dinos Chapman at both White Cube galleries, London says:

    [...] Taxidermia [...]

    July 20th, 2011 at 4:06 pm

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