Bob and Roberta Smith

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Visual Art Hitlist

29 Jul 2009

What's getting us excited in the visual art world.

Andrew Ranville, Bob and Roberta Smith This Artist is Deeply Dangerous, The Discovery of Spain, Eva Hesse: Studiowork, Jane and Louise Wilson, Milestone, Peter Blake: Venice.

Not set in stone: sculpture at the Festival

24 Jul 2009

Talitha Kotzé explores the nature and appeal of the form

An unofficial but recurring thread in this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival programme is sculpture. That is not to say traditionally moulded or contemporarily modulated, but sculpture in its broadest sense. It ranges from new work by the Wilson sisters to…

Bob and Roberta Smith: This Artist is Deeply Dangerous

23 Jul 2009

David Pollock reports on the latest subversive work from Bob and Roberta Smith

For this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival exhibition Bob and Roberta Smith – the multiple pseudonym of Goldsmiths graduate Patrick Brill – slices up the text of an entire review and transferring it to a series of hanging paintings.

Danger signs - 'This Artist is Deeply Dangerous'

13 Jul 2009

Bob and Roberta Smith's text painting was inspired by a sports journalist

Bob Smith is currently en route to the Venice Biennale. In keeping with his green politics, he was making the journey from London to Venice by train but a stop over in Paris gave us time to talk about his new show. First things first: ‘Bob and Roberta…