\Guy Ben-Ner, Ann Course, Yael Davids,
Jeanne Faust, Johnny Miller, Kris VleeschouwerMutti ist böse18.01. - 08.03.2008
Politically as well as season-wise, this pictorial motif and collective projection just recently had its annual heyday. With loyal adherence to stereotypification and superficiality, its highs and abysmal lows are commentated from one end of the media to the other – and with especial relish when it comes to the celebrities (case in point: Angelina and Brad).
Otherwise it serves the needs of general societal prettification and idealization, possesses a coolness factor exclusively for purposes of prestige and is addressed in the ongoing discussion on art – if at all – as a bargaining chip for the success or failure of artistic careers: the ‘holy’ family. It is employed somewhat less popularly for citation in public as an emotional drama, as the setting for interdependencies, power constellations and hierarchies.Read more