Mosquito Larvae II


Kidner, Michael
In earlier work Michael Kidner chose the pentagon as the basic structure because, unlike the square, it is constitutionally unstable and liable to take you to the brink of visual anarchy. But he also uses it to prefigure organic and sub-organic forms that have a place, however lowly and degraded, in the human habitat: dynamic forms such as swimming mosquito larvae and whirling particles of dust. Stephen Bann's catalogue introduction from Michael Kidner, Love is a Virus from Outer Space
  • Artwork Details: 140 x 102cm
  • Edition:
  • Material description: acrylic on board
  • Credit line: © the artist and Flowers, London 2007
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC5/2003



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