Unfinished is the kind of show that you always hoped the MET would do – sprawling in time, geography, and concept, and with works that only the MET can pull together.
Known for her pictures of ‘freaks’ and outsiders, these early works help us access a broader understanding of her work – her interest in performance, presentation and spectatorship.
The exhibition does more than celebrate sports, it forces to us to regard sport photographers as artists, something which I am ashamed to admit, I never did before.
I was grateful to be reminded of the rich history of the Middle East and North Africa. In fact, this exhibition made me think about the role museum should play in our society.…
It is on loan from a private UK collection and in the US for the first time. Take the chance to see it now, after the exhibition closes on Sept 18th, I doubt it will be shown to the public for a very long time.
This is a great exhibition - it is aesthetically interesting, intellectually challenging and entirely original.
The exhibition plays on the idea of watching and being watched at the same time, we are both the voyeur and the subject matter, not an entirely new idea. In fact, the concept of 'watching without being seen' can be found very earlier in art.
It is a joyful exhibition and, much like Isaac himself, makes the fashion world less scary and way more accessible.
I love the idea for the series. Bite-size art that highlights the museum's history. It builds on the Museum’s 1970s program called Using Walls, which featured the works of up-and-coming global artists of the time, such as Richard Artschwager, Sol LeWitt, Richard Tuttle.
At times, his tendency for experimentation and his keen interest in technology, make him seem more like a scientist than an artist.