Author Archive for: Simon Foxall

Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat

Whitechapel Gallery, London – E1 7QX • April 16 – June 22, 2014

The Whitechapel Gallery retrospective of Chris Marker’s work digs deep into his oeuvre and asks its audience, “Wanna know more?”

“The poetry and pain of failed politics and the reverence and risk in populist modes of expression and communication are recurring and sometimes co-dependent essences in the air throughout this retrospective.”

Hannah Höch • Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery, London – E1 7QX • 15 January – 23 March 2014

The Whitechapel Gallery hosts a wide-ranging exhibition of Hannah Höch’s work that introduces us to subtler artist than has been seen before.

“The essence of her language of re-examination and re-addressing patriarchy is to dismantle the world through its populist manifestations and create something new with insightful sharpness, wit and an instinct for subversion.”