Gilbert & George, Gilbert Proesch, George Passmore. Gordon's Makes us Drunk. 1972

Gilbert & George, Gilbert Proesch, George Passmore Gordon's Makes us Drunk 1972

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In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Gilbert and George were among the artists creating alternatives to traditional painting and sculpture. Donning conservative business suits, they became "living sculpture," giving performances and generally considering everything they did to be an artwork. They often poke fun at proper behavior in a deadpan fashion and include references to drunkenness, sexuality, and other bodily functions.

Gallery label from Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007-July 28, 2008.
Medium
Video (black and white, sound)
Duration
12 min.
Credit
Gift of the artists
Object number
967.1998
Copyright
© 2019 Gilbert & George
Department
Media and Performance

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