Bloomberg Space


31 Mar - 12 May 2007

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Imaginary Prisons of G. Battista Piranesi, 1749/50

This is an exhibition about prison - the prisoners, the architecture, the reality, the concept and society's relationship to it. Showcasing a diverse group of international artists working across a wide range of media, the exhibition includes both historical and contemporary representations of prison drawn from the visual arts and popular culture. Participating artists and organisations include:
Soudabeh Ardavan, Matthew Barney, Jonathan Bayer, Lucinda Devlin, Rita Donagh, Nicole Eisenman, Harun Farocki, Jean Genet, Robert Gober, Grennan and Sperandio, Thomas Kilpper, Koestler Trust, Langlands and Bell, Beltran Obregon, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Prisons Foundation, Mark Raidpere, Gary Rough, Paulo Sacramento, The Simpsons, Poppy de Villeneuve, Jane and Louise Wilson, Artur Zmijewski

Tags: Matthew Barney, Nicole Eisenman, Harun Farocki, Robert Gober, Thomas Kilpper, Beltran Obregón, Mark Raidpere, Gary Rough, Jane and Louise Wilson, Artur Zmijewski