By creating the problems for them to solve…
No, it’s not about Imelda Marcos (you still remember her?). Or Princess Diana, who probably made Jimmy Choo’s career by ordering dozens of pairs of his exceedingly comfortable flats in all different colors.
The shoes I am thinking of are used by artists Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Colombia) and Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Japan)
This spring 2004 exhibition in Tate Britain is a triumph of beauty and horror. And if beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so is horror. It follows then that beauty and horror can be one and the same thing – and so it goes in this garbled Garden of Eden.