Sunday, 19 April 2009

Me & Rodchenko


Rodchenko posters


There's currently an Rodchenko exhibition at Tate Modern. I always thought of him as an inspirational character in his expressive use of different media, in the graphic quality to his works, in the application of ideals and aesthetics. A man who thought alot about aesthetics in an almost pure way. History has possibly tainted the use of political aesthetics but the fresh directness of his approach is something, I think, to admire.

My Banners project have been in some way been inspired by that approach to the graphical arts. Here's some of the exhibition at the NGCA last year.



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