Inside the Death Drive: Excess and Apocalypse in the World of the Chapman Brothers

Inside the Death Drive: Excess and Apocalypse in the World of the Chapman Brothers, edited by Jonathan Harris, appears in the Tate Liverpool’s Critical Forum series, published by Liverpool UP and distributed in the U.S. by Chicago.

It originated in a 2007 Tate symposium. A review by Rob Harle is in Leonardo. Chapters include:

  • Simon Baker, “Quartered, Drawn and Hung (Chapman, Chapman, Condo and McCarthy)”
  • Parveen Adams, “Hanged, Drawn and Quartered or Goya After the Chapmans”
  • Lynn Hilditch, “‘Surreal Documentation’: Lee Miller’s Artistic Representation of Dachau and Buchenwald”
  • Kerstin May, “AES + F – More than Just a Matter of (Bad) Taste”
  • Outi Remes, “‘After Bad Taste: A Critical Response to Tracey Emin’s Work'”
  • Christine Conley, “‘Empathetic Relations: Rebecca Belmore and Faye Heavy Shield'”
  • “Inside the Death Drive: interview with Jake Chapman and Jonathan Harris”
  • Sylvere Lotringer, “Report to the Academy”
  • Jean Tormey, “Notes on a Chapman Brothers Symposium: An Exquisite Corpse”