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Gabriel Orozco at Tate Modern

In Exhibition reviews on January 18, 2011 at 10:06 am

Being a freelance journalist, for which read incorrigible freeloader, I love this time of year as it’s when the nice press officers in the big London galleries allow me to gatecrash their openings of major international exhibitions that would otherwise cost me a tenner, and probably a booking fee.

First up is the Gabriel Orozco retrospective at Tate Modern, a fairly slight show of a fairly young artist (he’s still in his 40s) that will nevertheless attract a lot of attention thanks to being publicised by the arresting image of a real human skull covered in a black checkerboard pattern (Black Kites 1997). Read the rest of this entry »