Helen Chadwick’s notorious Carcass sculpture has been recreated for Tate Liverpool’s new Keywords exhibition. Stephen Walker explores the significance of the work, and how it resonates with the book that inspired the exhibition. Advertisements
Conceptual art can and has been labelled many things – but is it ever humorous?
While on the surface it may appear that artists during the Cold War, East and West, were living worlds apart, common struggles for art’s autonomy united them.
Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980), B17 Glass Bólide 05 ‘Homage to Mondrian’, 1965, glass, textile, water, pigment and cork, 30 x 47.5 x 60 cm, © Projeto Hélio Oiticica.