Delighted to be ‘lending’ Anya Gallaccio’s Red on Green to Centre Pompidou-Metz. Ten thousand red roses on their bed of stalks and thorns beautifully installed in the Basilique Saint-Vincent. The context gives a whole other meaning to Gallaccio’s most famous work. We’ve lent the piece to shows across the world that include installations in England, France, Germany, Scotland, even Iran, and in each place it has a different resonance and takes on new layers of meaning. From mind-blowing romantic gesture to a contemporary Vanitas still life, Red on Green references romance, religion, mortality, history, myth, nationalism, formalism….
Details here: http://www.centrepompidou-metz.com/en/node/28042