Andrew Miller – You can take a horse to water but you can’t make it drink – You, Me, Something Else – GOMA – Forum for Critical Inquiry – 2011

It is hard to look at Andrew Miller’s work, You can take a horse to water but you can’t make it drink, without being reminded of Michael Craig-Martin’s seminal piece, An Oak Tree (1974). Craig-Martin’s work similarly contained a glass of water, however his sat on a glass shelf. He used the semiotic argument that … Continue reading

GOMA – You Me Something Else – Nick Evans – Sculpture – Wednesday 19th October 2011

These works by Nick Evans are not only aesthetically interesting but also refer to the history of sculpture. The pieces are made of cast plaster, this is easy to deduce as the seem lines are still visible on the work. However there is also clear manipulation of the material by hand as fingerprints are visible … Continue reading