Char Jansen

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Is It Fun? Is It Art?

This year, an interactive strand has been emphasised in London's end-of-the-year exhibitions, reflected on a larger scale by the summer’s blockbusters. From the Hayward’s current show, The Edges of The World, to The Surreal House at the Barbican, art galleries are turning themselves into theme parks for the holidays. Edward Fornieles and Samuel Williams have cottoned on with their three-storey installation, Paintingscultuptureland, at the Hilary Crisp London gallery. Initially, the two artists set out to create a kind of ‘Disneyland.’ They have spent the past month drilling, duelling and painting i... [more]
Posted by Char Jansen on 8/9/10