John Waters: How Much Can You Take?

John Waters
How Much Can You Take?

Kunsthaus Zürich

14 August – 1 November 2015

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John waters: Michael jackson

John Waters (b. 1946), the style icon and ‘enfant terrible’ of American cinema, has influenced the aesthetic of independent film-making like no other: not just as director, but also as artist, actor, performer and author. As the world of film infiltrates our lives – nurturing dreams, awakening obsessions and longings – so it affects visual artists. It comes as no surprise, then, that Waters himself has a fine-art oeuvre to his credit. The Kunsthaus Zürich pays tribute to this key area of John Waters’ achievement with some 40 small to large-format film storyboards and three-dimensional works that showcase this little-known facet of an exceptional film director and multi-talented artist