reviews

  • Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, Ni Totem, ni Tabou, 2011, digital print on PVC, 39 3/8 x 52".

    Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven

    The Renaissance Society

    “Electric Ladyland,” the title of curator Hamza Walker’s essay for Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven’s recent exhibition at the Renaissance Society, is a spot-on nickname for “In a Saturnian World,” the Belgian artist’s latest and nearly unnavigable gaping opus. “Electric Ladyland” also befits Van Kerckhoven’s background as a trained graphic artist who since 1981 has been both an active member of Antwerp’s experimental-music scene and someone who has long embraced an array of visual languages in the studio to explore various polemical, philosophical positions. The characterization of “electric” also

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