Campoli Presti: Reena Spaulings 'Lion Hunt' (until 18th May 2019)
The press release accompanying 'Lion Hunt' speaks of the artist's point of departure with this body of work, Delacroix's 1854 painting 'The Lion Hunt (Fragment)', and immediately the viewer notices the different parts of the series form a dialogue together; a fragmented whole. This is an incredibly well considered aspect of the show, especially as Campoli Presti has spaces in both London and Paris, two cities facing a stream of public unrest; the French 'Gilets Jaunes' are directly referenced, and once again we are humbled by art's capacity to mirror life in new ways.
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden.
195.6cm x 139.7cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Campoli Presti, London and Paris.