KNOCK KNOCK explores the enduring use of humour as a device in contemporary art. Curated by SLG Director, Margot Heller, with artist Ryan Gander, KNOCK KNOCK brings works by internationally established figures such as Maurizio Cattelan, Sarah Lucas and Ugo Rondinone into dialogue with newly commissioned and existing works by younger practitioners such as Danielle Dean, Hardeep Pandhal and Simeon Barclay. The show provides a surprising encounter with a broad range of humorous strategies, from slapstick, parody and caricature through to the in-joke, one-liner and visual pun. The visual identity riffs off the sentiments of the exhibition with an open-ended and impulsive programme of DIY drawings.
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