Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (1950) seems to be a bit of a blind spot in modern and postmodern art history.
Already by the end of the 1960s he founded the artist’s collective COUM Transmissions.
Genesis P-Orridge has been active ever since, preferably in co-operation with likeminded people, to seek the extremes of existence and indeed of aesthetics in music, art and design.
Art historically long overdue though the exhibition might be, the relatively peaceful white cube-like presentation which isolates every individual work from its context may not fully confront the visitor with the overwhelming impact of the aesthetics of the work and life of the artist and his many collective projects.
© Villa Next Door 2019
Contents of all photographs courtesy to Genesis Bereyer P-Orridge, Grauzone and to Billytown, Den Haag