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