17/09/2021 - 31/10/2021
New Work - Film & Written Word
Tacita Dean - Monet Hates Me / Pan Amicus
At the Soho Square gallery, the two works on display both come out of Dean’s time spent as artist-in-residence at The Getty Research Centre, Los Angeles, 2014–15.
The ground floor space is devoted to a new edition, conceived as ‘an exhibition in a box’, entitled Monet Hates Me (the title comes from the artist’s discovery of a letter from Claude Monet to Camille Pissarro where his handwriting appears to read ‘hate tacita’).
Shown in the lower gallery is Pan Amicus, a 31-minute 16mm film, which was commissioned in celebration of twenty years of the Getty Center’s Richard Meier building. The work was filmed entirely on the estate of the Getty Center and Villa, though the building itself never in fact appears