Oil on board
244 × 302 cm
‘Soccer’, 2004 by Alexis Rockman from the ‘Wonderful World’ series, explores the recent past, present and possible future of bioengineering. This painting presents unsettling and ambivalent visions of the future prompted by the latest human interventions in nature.
“Scientists have to use the language of science; I can use the language of metaphor and I can be very blunt and subjective and saying things that they can’t really get away with in public.” – Alexis Rockman
Alexis Rockman. Fresh Kills. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow: May – Aug 2005
Alexis Rockman. Fresh Kills. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, 2005. pp. 16 – 17