LEON GOLUB POWERPLAY: THE POLITICAL PORTRAITS

LEON GOLUB - POWERPLAY: THE POLITICAL PORTRAITS

Leon Golub’s professional and personal interest always revolved around stress and violence. By his own admission, this was closely linked to his state of mind. He was particularly interested in recording how brutal imagery affected him. Since he had such a long-standing interest in this subject matter, he sought to explore the impact of evildoing anywhere in the world, often collecting and studying images from war correspondents and the mass media. The intensity of his involvement almost brought his professional career to an end. In the early 1970s the shift from…