Dec 22, 2013

Deller (16:48): "... Art is always about power. Always. ..."

Jeremy Deller, Wikipedia
Hard Talk, BBC

Andy Warhol, Wikipedia
Grayson Perry, Wikipedia
Battle of Orgreave, Wikipedia, Confrontation between police and picketing miners in 1984
Venice Biennale 2013: Jeremy Deller, Review, Alastair Sooke, The Telegraph, May 28, 2013
Venice Biennale, Wikipedia
Picture of "the car that had been bombed in Baghdad", nyogalleristny
Picture "William Morris attempting to sink Roman Abramovich’s yacht Luna", We pay a high price for plutocrats, Tanya Gold, The Guardian, June 2, 2013
William Morris, Wikipedia
Roman Abramovich, Wikipedia
- His yacht Luna,
Damien Hirst, Wikipedia
Jeremy Deller Curates All That is Solid Melts Into Air, Southbank Centre
All that is solid melts into air, are words from The Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Chapter I. Bourgeois and Proletarians. The full sentence is: “… All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.” However, that everything will perish is a religious theme that can be found in for example the Bible. Here from Ecclesiastes 1: “... Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. ....”


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