VENUS & DIAMONDS

What is the core of celebrity and glamor phenomena?

Benedicte Aubert Ringnes' work can look like uncritical tribute pictures of the greatest icons of celebrity

and popular culture. But underneath the glossy surface, there is a subtle institutional criticism, an ability to give the phenomenon a visual and personal twist, and a special sense of using the seductive power of aesthetics as a shining ram against the superficiality of the consumer culture. Her photos are ohhh so lovelybut maybe maybe...                

                                                                                                                                              LARS ELTON

                                                                                                               Norways most acclaimed art critic