Drawing Restraint 9 – Matthew Barney
Pennings, Mark W. (2006) Drawing Restraint 9 – Matthew Barney. Machine, 1(6), pp. 4-6.
This article reviews the film "Drawing Restraint 9" at the Dendy Cinema, Brisbane, June, 2006. Barney deals with excess and the spectacle. He presents recurring symbols and metaphorical clusters set around a whaling ship on Nagasaki Bay. After numerous rituals Barney and his partner, Bjork, metamorphise into whales. Barney's films are ambitious and decadent, both compelling for their vision and repellant in relation to his overt narcissism.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||Drawing Restraint 9, Matthew Barney, Contemporary Art, Bjork|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100) > Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified (190199)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Artworkers|
|Deposited On:||16 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:39|
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