Anna McNay

Review of Trickster Figures: Sculpture and the Body at MK Gallery


Trickster Figures: Sculpture and the Body

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
4 February – 7 May 2023

It has been a long time since I have been to an exhibition that has inspired me as much as this one; one where I sat on the floor in each room and felt compelled to scribble my own thoughts, feelings and responses, before reading the wall texts (which probably overlapped with my own about 50:50). This is an exhibition to which you must respond viscerally, for as much as it is about the body, so it seems somehow to affect the body, as well as the mind, of the viewer. It is a show that can be felt, not just thought – and that, for me, is what art should be all about.

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