• Posts Tagged ‘installation’

    Roger Hiorns

    by  • June 28, 2014 • artists

    Roger Hiorns ‘Youth’ exhibition at The Hepworth, Wakefield, 2013.



    Although not fire related Roger Hiorns also made one of my favourite ever artworks, ‘Seizure’.  A converted council flat in Southwark, South London which I saw in 2008.  Filled with crystals of copper sulphate it was both beautiful and putrid.




    Perhaps my enthusiasm is also related to comparisons with a favourite book, one I have read several times, ‘The Crystal World’ – J.G. Ballard, (1966) On the cover is a section of ‘The Eye of Silence’ by Max Ernst, 1943, (full image below).


    Ballardian: David Pelham





    Urs Fischer

    by  • February 13, 2014 • artists

    Urs Fischer - What if the Phone Rings 2003

    Urs Fischer – What if the Phone Rings – 2003 – Wax, pigment, wick

    Urs Fischer - Untitled (Candle) 1999

    Untitled (Candle) – 1999 – Fiber cement, candles

    Urs Fischer - Untitled 1997

    Untitled – 1997 – Cut-up pallet, household candles

    Urs Fischer - Kerzenständer; Bed 2000

    Bed – 2000 – Wood, zinc phosphate paint, clay, acrylic glass mirror, mattress, bedding, canvas, wood glue, screws

    Link to Urs Fischer’s website

    Ana Mendieta

    by  • May 20, 2013 • artists

    Alma Silueta en Fuego (Silueta de Cenizas)

    Alma Silueta en Fuego (Silueta de Cenizas),1975, Super-8 colour, silent film transferred to DVD, Running time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

    Ñáñigo Burial

    Ñáñigo Burial1976, 47 black ritual candles, installation: 152.4 x 102.9 cms, unburned candles: H 22.8 cm

    Ana Mendieta - Silueta works in Iowa and Oaxaca Mexico 1976

    Ana Mendieta – Silueta works in Iowa and Oaxaca Mexico 1976


    Ana Mendieta - untitled

      Untitled (Silueta Series), circa 1978


    Douglas Gordon

    by  • January 3, 2013 • artists

    The End of Civilisation (still), 2012

    Three screen video installation with sound

    Burned Baby Grand


    You can see more images of the installation at the Gagosian Gallery page  here.


     Self-Portrait of You + Me (James Cagney). - smoke and mirror, 2006, 76.2 x 69.9cm.

    Self-Portrait of You + Me (Honor Blackman), 2006 Smoke and mirror 83.3 x 73 x 7 cm