December 7, 2008

CATHERINE OPIE vs. GILBERT and GEORGE

okay, so the two camps are certainly not in opposition, and their mediums and styles could not be further apart, but i'm desperately craving an art fix from both. catherine opie is an american photographer who explores ideas of gender, sexuality, normativity, and popular culture, and george&gilbert are a british mixed-media duo who remind me of devo and the talking heads and kaleidescopes. they're different, but they're both showing now:

opie is showing at the guggenheim, now through january 7, '09.
1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street), New York, NY 10128







gilbert&george at the brooklyn museum, now through january 11, '09.
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238







p.s., did you know that tatty devine (another favorite british duo of mine) made a gilbert&george inspired collection? no? now you do.

2 comments:

  1. i am soooo dying to go to the guggenheim!! january!!
    i just had 2 weeks off from work and so in jan my trip will have to be short- like three or four days :(

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  2. ella! we will go. i promise. i'd love nothing more than to museum and gallery hop with you.

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