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Anthea Hamilton: Mash Up

Museum of Modern Art / Antwerp / Art

British artist and Turner Prize nominee Anthea Hamilton has long been known for mash-ups. She takes photographs of previous works and uses them in collages. She combines unexpected materials as a way of questioning gender roles, sexuality, tradition. No stranger to performance art, actors often play out scenes within her installations. “I’m forever wishing I was a minimalist,” Hamilton once said, “but somehow that doesn’t become me.” In 2018, at the Tate, she dressed performers like squashes (yes, the vegetable!) and had them slowly roam the white-tiled gallery, bringing an eerie dystopian vibe to the space. Hamilton is now 44, and this is her first major survey. —E.C.

Museum of Modern Art Leuvenstraat 32, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
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