“You Dig the Tunnel, I’ll Hide the Soil” at White Cube, London, April 4- May 10

May 8th, 2008

Barnaby Furnas, Poe (2008) via White Cube

White Cube Hoxton Square, London, presents “You Dig the Tunnel, I ll Hide the Soil” an exhibition celebrating the legacy, influence, and iconic status of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. Some artists featured are Jake & Dinos Chapman, Douglas Gorden, Marcus Harvey, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Anselm Kiefer, Mike Nelson, Cindy Sherman and many more.

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Tracy Emin, Black Cat (2001-2008) via White Cube

Miller a writer and artist, notes Poe as an important influence over his work. He has often cited Poe as his first literary influence.

The exhibition showcases 34 artists, ranging from paintings, sculptures to digital media, installation, and performance. Each artist has their own response and interpretation of Poes works. The show runs from April 4 until May 10. Harland Miller curates this exhibit in collaboration with Irene Bradbury.

Jake & Dinos Chapman, The Lady with Kind Eyes (2008) via White Cube