Contemporary Portraiture

 Isa Genzken


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David Altmejd


Art 21 Video – Boundarys

Tau Lewis CC_Tau_Lewis_2017_Precious_things_everything_6_copy.jpg




Definitely check out her artist website!

Rachel Harrison

More News: A Situation, Greene Naftali, New York, 2016.



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Takata Fuyuhiko

Britney Spears – Circus

Philippe Parreno

via Calvert Journal:

Marilyn (2012), sees the world through the American actress Marilyn Monroe’s eyes as she sits at a desk and writes a letter in a suite in New York’s Waldorf Astoria where she lived in the 1950s. Parreno created robots to mimic Monroe’s voice and handwriting for the film.

via Sleek Magazine:

Marilyn used three mechanical techniques to construct a disparate portrait of Marilyn Monroe, who is never actually depicted. The room occupied by Monroe in the Waldorf-Astoria was reconstructed; we enter a pink and beige mid-century hotel suite during an afternoon rain. Marilyn’s voice was mimicked by a computer and programmed to spout script-like descriptions of the furniture, magazines, and other objects in the room. And finally, throughout the film, we witness close-ups of text being written in notebooks, her penmanship once again rendered by a mechanical contraption – the ghost in the machine.


+++ longer interview:

Zidane: a 21st Century Portrait  by Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parenno


Sarah Lucas

Au Naturel,1994

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Tracy Emin

My Bed, 1998