Southampton’s John Hansard Gallery has a new home in a brand new building in the city’s ‘Cultural Quarter’ and its first major show is a Gerhard Richter retrospective that draws extensively from the Artist Rooms collection. Fisun Güner is impressed by the art, ambition, and some of the architecture.
Gerhard Richter - a-n The Artists Information Company
I am interested in the way in which Gerhard Richter created a vast number of ‘overpainted’ photographs. These are categorised into groups such as ‘self portraits’ and ‘family’. Each colour photograph has been overpainted with oil paint, and simply titled […]
My previous interest in the methods of Aby Warburg has led me to consider the ‘Atlas’ as a strategy for mapping cultural practice as well as an artistic method in itself. The use of atlases as a method of artistic […]
This week I decided to consolidate my my own experiences of working in archives and collections by reading more about other artists working in this way, and particularly how these methods have been critically and historically received. One source of […]