June 10, 2021
Laure Prouvost, Ring, Sing and Drink for Trespassing, 2018
French artist Laure Prouvost is preoccupied by boobs, and their symbolic potential. This spouting fountain, the centrepiece of her exhibition Ring, Sing and Drink for Trespassing at Palais de Tokyo in 2018, was described on the gallery’s site as “a large fountain of breasts is waiting to feed you”, writes Thea Hawlin in her feature about contemporary artists who subvert society’s twisted consumption of breasts in their work. “Prouvost’s mammary dislocation comes as a form of nourishment, a hyperbolic play in which the nourishment of art allows the body to resist classical connotations,” she continues. “The isolation of the breast is not pained but empowered”. Read the full article here.