Magazine

Make and break

Auto-destructive artist Gustav Metzger gets viewers up close and personal with familiar images, jolting them into discovering them anew.

THE PIECE titled ‘To Crawl Into – Anschluss, Vienna, March 1938
Photo by: Courtesy
Gustav Metzger does not want us to get too attached to the fruits of his creative output.

When you think about it, that is a strange ethos for an artist to adopt, considering he or she surely produces work to be ultimately displayed to others.



Read More...
   
Jpost.com, the online edition of the Jerusalem Post Newspaper - the most read and best-selling English-language newspaper in Israel. For analysis and opinion from Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East. Jpost.com offers expert and in-depth reporting from Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East, including diplomacy and defense, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Arab Spring, the Mideast peace process, politics in Israel, life in Jerusalem, Israel's international affairs, Iran and its nuclear program, Syria and the Syrian civil war, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel's world of business and finance, and Jewish life in Israel and the Diaspora.

All rights reserved © The Jerusalem Post 1995 - 2014