October 19, 2007

Act your age

"The art student was shocked. The carefully prepared presentation collapsed under a surprisingly simple if not quite obvious question the visiting guest professor posed: Why do your paintings look like those of a fifty-year-old man? Why would a well educated young artist want to emulate the historic gesture of a different generation?" Read more. Excerpted from an Andreas Schlaegel review of sculptor Isa Genzken’s work in Flash Art.