Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Past: Simon Starling

"Starling’s “Metamorphology” is histories' mirroring reenactment in symbolic fashions.
"The artworks feel logical in their ouroboric repetition but contain a tautological inability to be reasoned with. Tautologies make sense, but state nothing, equating a silence as poetry. They become koan-like emblems of the histories it condenses like cliff notes, glazing history subservient to it’s poetic reenactment..."

Read full: Simon Starling at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago