From Death to Death and Other Small Tales
Opens: 15/12/2012 Closes: 08/09/2013 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, EdinburghAn opportunity to see a horde of contemporary and modern works taken from the D Daskalopoulos collection and the museum's own impressive holdings. A Joseph Beuys piece provides the title, and the human body is a thematic common denominator (along with other postwar anxieties) in works by Duchamp, Otto Dix, Bruce Nauman, Marina Abramovich and others. For more information visit: http://www.nationalgalleries.org/whatson/exhibitions/from-death-to-death-and-other-sm… Buy: http://www.nationalgalleries.org/visit/how-to-find-us-119/
The Telegraph“Seen here, Surrealism feels a still-potent force...” There’s plenty of strong work from the younger artists, very handsomely displayed, but it lacks the sense of world-changing discovery of the art from the early and mid-20th century...
The Observer“Daring and rare...” The show offers a chance to see all sorts of new art generally hidden behind closed doors, but it also presents a venerable public collection in a different light. Daskalopoulos clearly has a taste for the powerful, probing and emotive...
The Independent“The contemporary meets the modern...” Designed to persuade us that the story of the art of today flows naturally on from the work of the Dadaists and the Surrealists. That thesis is questionable and profoundly partial, but this exhibition manages to put its case entertainingly...
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