Untitled artists

The revolution will be anonymous — and funny, too.

A politically charged and faceless group of artists are getting their 13-year retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum and the very first installation art-goers will see shows off the group’s sense of humor: a singing bucket and mop, the latter propped vertically not unlike a microphone stand, belting out “Con te Partiro” in Andrea Bocelli’s signature tenor.

Although comical at first glance, a closer look at the red stained mop and bloody water at the bottom of the bucket reveals violent undertones. The song’s romantic lyrics take on a sinister color.

Continued on The Brooklyn Paper.

Photo © The Bruce High Quality Foundation

Photo © The Bruce High Quality Foundation

What is it good for: A group of anonymous artists whose work straddles the line between the absurd and political are having a 13-year retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum.

 

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