All art is autobiographical, Fellini declared. For Miles Cleveland Goodwin, those snippets of life in rural Mississippi make up his artwork in the current solo exhibition at Value House Gallery and Sculpture Garden. As a city of concrete and glass, Dallas hasn’t been at the forefront of persevering vanishing America. But the imageries of Goodwin, if nostalgic by nature, are less about the old South than a reflection of his reality. The relentless process of ruin and abandonment, in an eerie way, is sort of romantic and comforting.
Record auction records are the backdrop as the country's largest contemporary art fair, Art Basel Miami, opens this week. Art collectors are expected to continue the spending spree at the 13th edition of the event. Represented are 267 galleries from 31 countries showcasing thousands of artists. More than 75,000 are expected to attend the event at … Continue reading Art Basel Miami Opens, Strong Sales Expected
But if we don't show those things, and we don't interpret them and we don't use them to educate people, what are they surrounded by? Plastic and bad design and things that have no aesthetic quality at all. [Read more...]
Some of the Period Rooms, which had been temporarily closed, are open again at the Brooklyn Museum. The rooms had been off limits pending the installation of "Exhibitions: 21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum." If you go, don't miss "Exhibitions: Jesper Just: Romantic Delusions." I walked in out of simple curiosity, an … Continue reading Period Rooms Open Again at Brooklyn Museum