Rebecca Stevenson

Rebecca Stevenson – Boar

Vita

born 1971 I lives and works in London / UK Read more …


Fantasia, 2010 (dt., engl.)

Taking its title from the 1940 Disney animation, the exhibition will feature new and recent sculpture that exploits Baroque forms and kitsch subjects to uncover issues around consumption, pleasure and desire. Read more …


Artist Statement, 2010 (engl.)

Stevenson fuses desire with disgust, cute with ugly, beauty with abject in her sculptures. Read more …


Carniflora, 2007 (engl.)

»Carniflora« is a word of the British artist Rebecca Stevenson’s own invention; it derives from the root »Carni-« (flesh or meat) and »flora« (flower or plant). »Carniflora« has echoes of »carnivorous«, »carnal« and »carnivalesque« – all of which could describe the artist’s preoccupation with both the visceral and the sensual. The surprising juxtaposition of the two words in the title points to the twofold nature of Stevenson’s works. Read more …