Jen Delos Reyes wanted to go to theanyspacewhatever, so we brought her with us. And to MOMA too.
I went to MOMA with Jane and Cubby to see Pipilotti Rist’s psychedelic, wall-covering video Pour Your Body Out. But I found myself drawn through translucent pink doors to the Here Is Every. exhibit, where I saw Mirror of Light, by Waltercio Caldas.
This was no case of “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” In Caldas’s 6×6’ mirror, reality (captured in a simple black frame) was the only thing to greet us. The one embellishment is a small red light bulb toward the bottom right, more a part of the perceived reflection than of reality. Read the rest of this entry »
Robin, myself, and my good friend Cubby went to the Guggenheim museum this past Sunday to see the exhibit theanyspacewhatever. The exhibit is a sort of survey of/comment on art as dynamic process that often utilizes audience participation. This genre of art (if you can call it that) is also known as relational art. Check it out on Wikipedia if you feel (I did), but I guess you kind of need to be there and experience it for yourself (yuk yuk).
I’d like to talk about one work in particular.