Adrian Ghenie, gesture, desire and painting



Adrian Ghenie has a new show of paintings at Pace Gallery.  In an interview with Alex Gartenfeld, Gehnie spoke about his last show at Haunch of Venison, London
The canvases were inspired by the Nazi’s ideological bastardization of Charles Darwin’s theories of natural selection. “No discovery is ever good or bad—it depends on how you use it,” says Ghenie, although his portraits frequently feel cautionary and almost malicious in their gestural violence.
Here's another interview with Stephen Riolo for Art in America, Ghenie talks about making a blockbuster show and painting to resolve human desire....






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