Sarah Lucas: Ordinary Things

These forms act like vague memories of Lucasʼs former glories.The subject of art history and the idea of art as an object is referenced in them, Lucasʼs stance on the subject seemingly quite glib. Almost like an altar and a statue of a deity the ʻKingʼ takes pride of place in the room, white pieces cast from plaster resembling the end of a scythe, death’s customary prop, dangle from the ceiling.The idea of the cyclical nature of life and death are culminated in this piece. (read more)