Image at Messums Wiltshire

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Was able to visit the ‘Image‘ exhibition at Messums Wiltshire, yesterday. Lovely show. First of all, it is a beautiful space, with the Long Gallery, the (huge) Barn, and outdoor sculpture spaces. Quite a special venue. In fact I chatted a little with Johnny Messums, about whether they hire out the venue. They do not, at present, though we agreed …

Appropriation

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Top: Susan Meiselas (1979) The Molotov Man; Bottom: Joy Garnett (2003) Molotov from the series Riot The brief: Joy Garnett is known for her paintings inspired by accessible digital images. Following an exhibition of her work in 2004, Garnett received a cease and desist letter citing infringement of copyright, from a lawyer representing Susan Meiselas. After a debate, which became …