There has been excitement in the air for the opening of Pierre Huyghe’s first solo show in the UK. The French artist, who came to prominence in the mid 90s, has set about challenging the boundaries of art and the art institution.
Opting for a non-conventional retrospective at Tate Modern, Celebration Park is likened to the third act of Huyghe’s fictitious play, and this impressive final instalment began as a prologue/exhibition at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC earlier this year. It explores the notion of authorship, modern-day myth and preconceptions, time and history and collaboration through the use of popular art forms - performance, film, sound and installation.
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