Mike Parr
Dark Cave

20th November – 19th December 2015
Anna Schwartz Gallery

The ideas in a work of art are its raw mate­ri­als and not its meaning.

Theodor Adorno

It’s poetry’s job not to oppose evil but to imag­ine it.

Robert Dun­can

Images

Mike Parr

Mug shots (when I per­ceived the delights of Paradise), 2015
Acrylic on canvas
214297 cm

Mike Parr

Encephal­ic Head (from the series Find­ing a Hole in Nature’), 2015
Acrylic and red oxide on canvas
214298 cm

Mike Parr

The robot paints (from the series Find­ing a Hole in Nature’), 2015
Acrylic, red oxide and char­coal on canvas
214287 cm

Mike Parr

I am ner­vous (dead mat­ter from the inte­ri­or of wounds) (from the series Find­ing a Hole in Nature’), 2015
Acrylic and pumice on canvas
214280 cm

Mike Parr

About the syco­phants (from the series Find­ing a Hole in Nature’), 2015
Acrylic, red oxide and char­coal on canvas
214299 cm

Mike Parr

The wash­ing of feet (from the series Find­ing a Hole in Nature’), 2015
Acrylic, char­coal and pumice on canvas
214288 cm

Mike Parr

Metho­d­onized, 2015
Acrylic, enam­el and char­coal on canvas
214299 cm

Mike Parr

Divid­ed by strychnine, 2015
Acrylic, pas­tel pow­der, red oxide and char­coal on canvas
214295 cm

Mike Parr

Butch­er in German, 2015
Acrylic, ink and red oxide on canvas
214298 cm

Mike Parr

A room equipped to exclude actinic rays, 2015
Acrylic, red oxide and char­coal on canvas
202285 cm