Jonathan Meese & Albert Oehlen - Contemporary Artists


Situation The Saatchi Gallery

Jonathan Meese & Albert Oehlen


Oil and Inkjet Print on Wood

208 x 280cm (Collaboration with Albert Oehlen)

Albert Oehlen and Jonathan Meese both make paintings about failure: of the function of art, politics, and ideological systems. Working collaboratively, they explore these terrains in a hard-hitting and overtly humorous way. Situation creates a highly sexed still-life: a mangled-faced female figure reduced to tits and a brain. Dealing with issues of visual ideals and sexual politics, their cyborg superwoman is less an archetype of perfection than the suggestive abstract sculptures on the plinth beside her.
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