Monday, January 14, 2019

Sue Tompkins at The Modern Institute


The painting's ineptness could almost be salved with reminders of Tompkin's enjoyably askew performances, the hollow echoes of paintings like. Today everyone verbs the noun. "Performs Painting" "Investigates Painting." And Painting saved by performance has become a trope. At least these have Polaroids as appendages to make them kind of do a jig.

See too:  Sue Tompkins at Lisa Cooley