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Death to Death and Other Small Tales brings the collection of one of the world's most important art collectors, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, together … Read More
Death to Death and Other Small Tales brings the collection of one of the world's most important art collectors, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, together with many rarely-seen major pieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art own collection. The exhibition stages confrontations between the past and present, sculpture and painting, expressive and minimal forms, to illuminate the diverse ways in which artists have approached the subject of the body, but how do you promote an exhibition which is telling such a rich story. The "Death to Death…" exhibition identity is intended to engage potential visitors. It invites them to interact with the design in a similar way they will navigate around the exhibition itself: at first seeing elements which could be perceived as jumbled and confused, and then looking further, creating pairings and making connections, eventually understanding the complete picture. There is also a practical side to the design solution – because there was no one artwork image that could be used to justifiably sum up the complete story of the exhibition, it was decided that a purely typographic route was the best way to circumnavigate this problem whilst simultaneously making a virtue out of the long and potentially difficult to use exhibition title. Read Less
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