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PAINTING 1: LIES

Can paintings be trusted? A short history of the loss of authority in visual art from Plato’s suspicion of representation through iconoclasm to Walter Benjamin, The Treachery of Images, and photorealism.

TERENCE DICK
Maskull Lasserre at Arsenale Contemporary
TORONTO
Jul 12, 2018
TERENCE DICK
Masculinity in visual art is cool as long as the artist is critiquing it, but what happens when a male artist uses traditionally masculine tropes in his work? How much ambiguity or criticality is needed to merit a pass? When Matthew Barney gets dismissed as “bro” art, isn’t the appropriate response: “Well, duh.”? All of his work is conscientiously engaged...
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JAKE MICHAEL SINGER
Artist
JOHANNESBURG

Jul 18, 2018

1. Marumo (musical group)
2. Masculinity (vague abstraction)
3. Aïda Muluneh (photographer)
4. Métal Hurlant (publication)
5. Simulation (belief system)
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