- 74 pages
- 24cm x 16cm
- Published in London, 2019
Oof magazine believes that “football is the quintessential communal experience”, achieving with ease the elusive goal of art: to make people feel.
Blurring the lines between the two fields, Oof looks at football as a symbol for national obsession, passion and physicality amongst other experiences and emotions, and at art as a way of deconstructing this world by peeling back the layers of meaning.
In this issue:
- An Unnecessary and Excessive Display of Celebration by Juno Calypso on the cover, plus her new football-inspired series inside
- Art historian Ben Street on the history of pink in art
- Eddy Frankel searches for the truth in the myth surrounding Arsenal’s 1992 North Bank Mural
- Mark Wallinger shares stories about the role of football in his life and work
- Rosemary Waugh checks out René Magritte’s La Représentation and questions the validity of VAR’s hyper-truthful version of events