Ger van Elk, ‘The well-shaven cactus’ (1970)
Pietro Perugino, ‘Combat of Love and Chastity’ (1505) with detail of Daphne turning into a laurel tree
Trisha Donnelly, ‘The hand that holds the desert down’ (2002)
silver gelatin print
William Hogarth‘s ‘Time smoking a picture’ (1822)
The quotation in Greek written on the upper part of the frame reads, “Time is not a great artist but weakens all he touches.”
Song-Ming Ang, ‘Justin’ (2012)
The work Justin (2012) includes paper sheets with Song-Ming’s “practice versions” of Justin Bieber’s signature, made over a three-month period, and a final perfected autograph on a Bieber poster.