Raymond Hains’s Ski-Based Pop Art Was Ahead of Its Time, a Posthumous Tribute to the French Artist Suggests—Check It Out
Show of the Day: "You Know Nothing Raymond" is on view at Max Hetzler in Berlin.
“You Know Nothing Raymond”
Max Hetzler, Berlin
November 10, 2017-January 20, 2018
What the Gallery Says: “The exhibition ‘You Know Nothing Raymond’ is a view on Raymond Hains’s work by Jérémy Demester, a young French artist. It is a homage from one artist to another, a conversation between the two artists, a dialogue between artworks that span over half a century.”
Why It’s Worth a Look: Hains (1926-2005) was one of the highlights of the recent Venice Biennale, and whatever the cheeky title says, his young fan Demester (b. 1988) gives a smart selection of his work, ranging from Hains’s Nouveau Réalisme-inflected early work with posters to witty takes on found-object art from later in his career (along with a smattering of Demester’s own work, positioning Hains as an intellectual father).
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