• Eric Bainbridge

    Riverside Gallery

    We are told that it’s back to basics in sculpture now: body, bed, and board, and there has been plenty of work since the early ’80s to support this claim (Robert Gober, Thomas Schütte, and Jean-Marc Bustamante for starters). Whatever its purchase on reality, there is a lot of Modernist nostalgia in the hands-off autonomy of much of this work, as well as a reluctance to engage with what most people really feel about the things they think they want. In our private lives we attempt to form images of ourselves loosened from the tyranny of acceptable taste and from the proliferation of powerful media

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