12 Nov-12 Dec 2009. This exhibition by Frances Goodman features a set of six sculptures reproducing beaded luxury suitcases of famous brands. With irony and criticism she explores the transience of brand loyalty during a period of recession. The artists tries to understand how harmless activities like eating and shopping can turn into terrible vices and true obsessions. Goodman tries to discover what economic and cultural conditions accelerate this deviation.
Furthermore, she presents a series entitled Bodycopy exploring the problem of eating disorders, supported by provocative slogans such
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Morbid Appetites by Frances Goodman.
Goodman Gallery Cape. 3rd Floor Fairweather House, 176 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Cape Town Eastern Cape, tel. +27 (0) 21 4627573/4. Tues-Fri 09.30-17.30, Sat 10.00.16.00.