British Art Show 8

Leeds, UK

By Martin Herbert
Bakunin’s Barricade, 2015, mixed media, dimensions variable; loan contract stipulating that the barricade may be requested and deployed during economic, social, political or transformative moments and social movements; and works from the Van Abbemuseum collection including the following paintings: René Daniëls, Grammofoon, 1978; Marlene Dumas, The View, 1992; Asger Jorn, Le monde Perdu, 1960; Oskar Kokoschka, Augustusbrücke Dresden, 1923; Fernand Léger, Une Chaise, un pot de fleurs, 2 bouteilles, 1951; El Lissitzky, Proun P23, No. 6, 1919; Pablo Picasso, Nature morte à la bougie, 1945; Jan Vercruysse, Schöne Sentimenten, 1988. Courtesy: the artist and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; photograph: Peter Cox

Sam Thorne discusses activism, collaboration and the uses of absurdity with Ahmet Öğüt

By Sam Thorne