Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Berlinde De Bruyckere

Berlinde De Bruyckere's work is both disturbing and intensely beautiful...bodies clinging to each other or themselves-stacked old blankets in trees. There is a constant desire for her figures to hide whether it is under blankets, covers, or to have the lack of heads- which leave them without an identity. Some of the bodies remind me of a sculptural Francis Bacon. I really love the looming creepiness.