Art e-Facts 4

Considered “the most important American artist of his generation” by the New York Times in the mid 1990s, Mathew Barney is the man behind the Cremaster cycle – five films, comprising 12 lines of dialogue during 6.5 hours of “the most audacious, repulsive, seductive, annoying, frustrating, puerile, pretentious, hilarious, beautiful and original images you will see, with no clear plot, lashings of Vaseline and sculptural, visual and prosthetic references to all things sexual and reproductive.”