Pythagoras, Praxiteles, Anthemius...
Performance by Lauren Brincat
This performance is fully titled Pythagoras, Praxiteles, Anthemius, Michael Angelo, Donatello, Ghiberti, Pheidias, Cellini, Canova, Jean Goujon,Giotto, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Murillo, Rubens, Andrea del Sarto, Botticelli, Bellini, Cimabue, Correggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Tintoretto, Velasquez, Vandyck and Gainsborough.
Sydney-based Lauren Brincat is one of the artists in The space between us: Anne Landa Award for video and new media arts. This performance responds specifically to the famous names that adorn the Gallery’s facade. It relates to Brincat’s 2012 performance Mexican Standoff, a video of which can be seen in the exhibition.
Image: Lauren Brincat High Horse 2012 (production still) documentation of an action single-channel high-definition video 16:9, colour, sound, 26 seconds; looped © the artist