As perversely droll and symptomatic since it is to have the rhapsody of Fernandez s loveless

As perversely droll and symptomatic since it is to have the rhapsody of Fernandez s loveless

Whether or not the forms recommend straightforwardly constrained solitary intercourse kinds or androgynous, blended areas of the body, every thing in Paradox of Pleasure talks in my experience associated with the radical human body politics of cyberpunk energy, intercourse, and physical violence.

That churning anima of desire places it together with H.R. Giger’s famous 1973 painting Penis Landscape (aka “Work 219: Landscape XX”). But unlike Giger’s alien visual, Fernandez’s accomplishment is a reinvention of romanticism, in which the performative in addition to seem that is ingenious connected. Much more to the stage, Fernandez’s paintings that are foreboding in the sliced body looks well-liked by Robert Gober and Paul Thek, especially Thek’s technical Reliquaries show, which include Meat Piece with Warhol Brillo Box” (1965). Like these performers, Fernandez generally seems to take comfort in an inventiveness which can be morally negligent, gnarly, brooding, unfortunate, eccentric, and emotionally going in a means that is maddeningly difficult to explain without mentioning brutality that is cold. It isn’t for absolutely absolutely absolutely nothing this 1 of their paintings, “DГ©veloppement d’un dГ©lire” (growth of a delusion,” 1961) which will be perhaps not in this show ended up being showcased within the 1980 Brian de Palma film Dressed to destroy (a film beloved by particular designers because of its Metropolitan Museum of Art scene, lushly scored by Pino Donaggio).

Agustin Fernandez, “Untitled” (1997), oil on canvas, 103 x 132 cm (courtesy and Agustin Fernandez Foundation; photo by Daniel Pype) Agustin Fernandez, “Le Roi et la Reine” (“The King plus the Queen,” 1960), drawing written down, 175 x 122 cm (courtesy and Agustin Fernandez Foundation; picture by Farzad Owrang)

Aesthetically, Fernandez’s paintings of armored, pansexual closeness produce a vivid psycho geography which can be a bit lumbering in quite similar method as Wifredo Lam’s, Roberto Matta’s, and AndrГ© Masson’s mystical paintings. Continuer la lecture de « As perversely droll and symptomatic since it is to have the rhapsody of Fernandez s loveless »