Lorna Simpson is what makes Angela Davis discourse in art. Her feminism is black, her blackness has social consciousness, and her social criticism is heterotopic. And besides, everything she does is magical, simple and clear. Nowhere else can one see works of art that are so close to the music. When you look at the spectators of the exhibition, you discover a lot of bliss - like after a successful concert. But you can also tell stories to each group of works. Or develop a discourse.
The first European retrospective of her work is now available in the Munich House of Art. She spans 30 years of her work and shows how her motifs and techniques change and relate to each other. To understand the continuity of her work is easy in this exhibition because it is clearly structured and offers a wise choice. Thus begins the entrance... Read More