11 August 2013

KEITH HARING INVENTED RAF SIMONS   SEASON 2    CONTINUES
V  FOR VENICE !

KEITH HARING'S "BRAIN" AND ALBERT OEHLEN'S "KIEFER'S  BRAIN IS STILL ALIVE" REMINDED  NEU !  OF BRAIN, THE  1970s HAMBURG BASED RECORD LABEL WHICH HAD RELEASED  NEU ! 'S  FIRST 3 STUDIO ALBUMS. 
THEN  NEU !  REMINDED PETER SAVILLE OF "4-NEU" (HOMAGE TO NEU!),  THE B-SIDE FROM   OMD'S   "GENETIC ENGINEERING" WHICH WAS THE FIRST SINGLE FROM OMD'S 4TH STUDIO ALBUM "DAZZLE SHIPS" THAT PETER SAVILLE  HAD DESIGNED THE COVER OF.
THEN PETER SAVILLE REMINDED MARTIN KIPPENBERGER OF SEVILLE, WHERE HE HAD LIVED AND WORKED IN 1988 WITH ALBERT OEHLEN.
THEN ALBERT OEHLEN REMINDED VINCENT GALLO OF ALBERT OEHLEN'S CURRENT EXHIBITION AT THE 2013 VENICE ART BIENNALE AND THE  VENICE HOSPITAL  THAT LE CORBUSIER HAD DESIGNED IN 1964.
"THEN LET'S GO !" WENT PETER SAVILLE, EJECTING DAZZLE SHIPS TO PUT THE GONDOLA  ON. MARTIN KIPPENBERGER, NEU ! , VINCENT GALLO AND SURPRISE GUESTS  GILBERT & GEORGE GOT ON PETER SAVILLE'S  BMW-BENZ SL 500 AND HEADED TO VENICE !   BEGÜM

TOP LEFT  MARTIN KIPPENBERGER, SOZIALKISTENTRANSPORTER, 1989, FEATURING a BMW AND  MARTIN'S VERSION OF A VENETIAN GONDOLA. INSTALLATION VIEW AT LUHRING AUGUSTINE.     TOP RIGHT LE CORBUSIER SAILING ALONG THE CANALS  IN VENICE   MIDDLE  MARTIN KIPPENBERBER, WOLFGANG BAUER READING, 1990.    BOTTOM  GILBERT AND GEORGE, SILVER TAGS, 2004. 









      



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