Articles matching "gober"
November 12th, 2014

Robert Gober Special: Dennis Kardon, Steve Locke and Lee Ann Norman


…  three writers’ responses to the exhibition, “Robert Gober: The Heart is not a Metaphor,” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, …  below) offers an extensive comparison of that show with Gober‘s.  The artist has been the subject of earlier reviews at artcritical: a …

November 12th, 2014

The Body Manifest: Steve Locke on Robert Gober


…  align=”alignnone” width=”550″] Installation view of Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor, The Museum of Modern Art, October 4, …  Modern Art. Photo: Jonathan Muzikar. All works by Robert Gober © 2014 Robert Gober.[/caption] I loved the MoMA show and I had a deep …

November 12th, 2014

Nixed Metaphors: Lee Ann Norman on Robert Gober


…  align=”alignnone” width=”550″] Robert Gober, Untitled, 1989. Silk satin, muslin, linen, tulle, welded steel, …  Joel Starrels and Fowler McCormick.[/caption] Robert Gober’s work calls for spare words to match its minimalist form, quiet …  The exhibition is loosely chronological, following Gober’s development of ideas around home, the quotidian, violence and sex, …

November 12th, 2014

Pictorial Baggage: Dennis Kardon on Robert Gober


…  align=”alignnone” width=”393″] Robert Gober, Untitled, 1991. Wood, beeswax, leather, fabric, and human hair.,13 1/4 x …  the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery © 2014 Robert Gober.[/caption] The introductory galleries to the Robert Gober retrospective contain a curious rebus of well-chosen objects laying out …

April 14th, 2005

Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Gallery


…  align=”alignnone” width=”400″] installation shots, “Robert Gober” at Matthew Marks Gallery Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery[/caption] At …  to detect unabashed blasphemy in the art of Robert Gober. The Christ figure is decapitated and has been made to function as a …

February 16th, 2016

A Broader View of Sculpture: Two Books by Artists on the Perception of their Medium


…  of Sculpture,” is devoted to a description of Robert Gober’s Untitled (2005-2006) a sculpture consisting of a chair, a paint can, …  himself in the final paragraph of his essay on Robert Gober’s Untitled writes: ”I began with the elements that were of primary …

July 9th, 2015

What’s Not the Matter With Richard Prince


…  Cranach, the Dadaists, Warhol again, Louise Lawler, Robert Gober, and so many others. Those are obviously histories of which Prince’s …