Craft curator Nora Atkinson takes us on a trip to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to see the beautifully designed and participatory art of Burning Man, revealing how she discovered there what’s often missing from museums: curiosity and engagement. “What is art for in our contemporary world if not this?” she asks.
When you’ve looked at enough goddamn John Sloan paintings to last you a lifetime and anything is better painted over William Holman Hunt’s Isabella and the Pot of Basil.
Got a sneak peak at some earlier David Lynch art last night.
Man Throwing Up, 1968, acrylic on resin on canvas
Also checked out the Storytellers exhibition at the Stanek Gallery.
There’s one more to add the the list! “Why don’t you paint something pretty…like flowers…or a sunset?”