The Easel

22nd May 2018

The Hyperreal Meets The Slightly Unreal At Met Breuer ‘Life Like’ Exhibition

New York’s Met is focused on the historical but wants the crowds that contemporary art attracts. A current show combines the two. One critic is appalled – “politics by other means … indifference to distinctions of high and low art.” More, however, side with the writer: “a marvel … it’s disarmingly appealing to indulge in a show that is so rooted in pure aesthetic”.