Wednesday, April 4, 2012

"Some USA Stories" at Krefeld Kunstmuseen

Some USA Stories, Haus Esters, Krefeld Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany.
Curated by Martin Hentschel.

"...It consists of a suite of 12 works that tackle themes from the dark side of recent American history. The Mexican drug war, the Waco disaster in Texas, the mass suicide commanded by Jim Jones in Guyana, the Fallujah massacre, and the Columbine High School shootings mark the social explosiveness that can be read from these monumental paintings..."

Read more about the new works, reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic.

Firing Squad Wall, 2011-2012

Corpse, 2011

Eric & Dylan, 2011-2012

Fallujah, 2011-2012

Theology of Liberation Christ , 2011

Jim Jones, 2011-2012

Limo, 2011-2012

This is it, 2011

Breaking News, 2011

Podium, 2011

Ruby Ridge, 2011-2012

Waco, 2011-2012