I had the ability to travel to the Asia Society in Hong Kong to see their exhibition, Breathing Space- Contemporary Art from Hong Kong. This is a quick overview of what's there. First off, the Asia Society is absolutely beautiful, with stunning views of the city. It's located right next to the British Consulate General's office. The … Continue reading Quick Look- Breathing Space: Art in Hong Kong
A group of my colleagues and I went on a day excursion to Lushui. The mountains and rivers were breathtaking. But for now I'd like to share a few photos of some the amazing trees I saw while there. And for good measure, a couple poems on this, the first day of Spring... I think … Continue reading A Poem as Lovely as a Tree: A diversion in Lishui
[In Kang Lei's series] the traces of previous encounters mark the surface of the present. The lines of these encounters either enhance or take away from the immediacy of the now, past and present are always, in our mind's eye, bounded together into one image.
Hello Everyone, I'm gearing up for some new content this spring. But I'd really appreciate some feedback on the type of content you think you'd most enjoy having. Please take a 1/2 second to take my super simple polls so I can get an idea what kind of media people are looking for. I'm hoping … Continue reading Finding meaning, collecting data
Where have I been?!? Why hasn't the site been updated in so long? Well, a lot of things happen over the course of a year. Long story, super short: I now live and work in Zhejiang Province, China. I hope to get to the Shanghai Biennial next month, and start this project up again with … Continue reading ArtsUndone: China Edition
The Art Newspaper reports that the Botín Foundation will have several of conceptual artist, Sol LeWitt's drawings installed in their galleries through early 2016. Many of the works on display have not been installed anywhere since the 1970s. I think this is great news. I've often thought LeWitt's work was interesting and challenging in a way … Continue reading Sol LeWitt back on display in Spain
Hey everyone, I wrote a guest piece for the Wunderkammer Co. blog. Please go check it out! Aesthetic Distance: A brief reflection on contemporary art galleries and political art.
I visited the Fort Wayne Museum of Art the first week of April. While there, I had the chance to see a few magnificent exhibitions. First was Steven Sorman: Only When (March 28-June 14). Sorman is known for his complex printmaking techniques which give his works velvety, rich surfaces. The museum has been collecting Sorman’s … Continue reading Sublimity and Shape: Steven Sorman at the FWMoA
This week: Write ups on exhibits at the FWMoA, including Steve Sorman, Alexander Solomon, and Tobi Kahn. Late April: I have actual, definitive plans to go to Indianapolis, write ups from the IMA will come after. Questions: Do you listen to art-themed podcasts? Which ones? If you want that kind of podcast what kind of … Continue reading Quick Update
Sculpture in the 20th Century January 17-March 1, 2015 In addition to the Hunt Slonem exhibition I reviewed separately, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art has a couple other shows worthy of a look. The Sculpture in the 20th Century exhibition is comprised of selections from the museum’s excellent permanent collection. On display are some … Continue reading Modern and Contemporary Art at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art