I came across a couple recent articles about artists leaving New York City because of crazy high real estate prices. At some point (perhaps it’s already here) the benefits of being in the city will be completely undermined by the cost of living there. Where will they go? The bigthink article (link below) points outContinue reading “Is the future of art Midwestern?”
Aesthetic Distance: Some thoughts on “Torn First Pages” from Amar Kanwar.
As mentioned in a previous post, I attended the John Chamberlain show “Choices” at the Guggenheim. (See the press release.) Indiana-born Chamberlain was well regarded for his bringing the movement and energy of Abstract Expressionism into three-dimensions. He brought color and texture into his works, violating some of the unwritten rules of Formalist sculpture whichContinue reading “A Choice Selection: John Chamberlain’s “Choices” Show at the Guggenheim”
If you don’t know, the Armory Show is a big, international art fair held in New York City every year. The title refers to the historic 1913 exhibition of avant-garde art in New York that really broke significant ground in bringing experimental and modern styles to American artists and audiences. Next year will be theirContinue reading “Armoried to the Teeth: Reflections on the Armory Show 2012”
So now that I’ve had about a week to process my trip to NYC (by “process”, of course I mean catching up on all the work I didn’t do while I was gone) I thought I should probably start posting some things on Arts Undone. So on tap for the very near future will beContinue reading “Some thoughts on New York City, or the Tragic Unfairness of Life”