Installation view of The Asset Strippers at Tate Britain (2019)
Photo: Tate (Matt Greenwood)

“Mike Nelson’s The Asset Strippers reminds us that art that communicates something about the time it was created has a sudden greatness that quickens our sense of being alive. The first thing to strike you at this exhibition as you observe the remnants and ghosts of the machine age, of industrial Britain, is how formidable their presence is.”

(Read the full article in Vie des Arts's last issue, on page 69.)