New Territory

Pivot Irrigation #10, High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA by Edward Burtynsky

Landscape Photography Today – Denver Art Museum – June 24 -Sept 16, 2018 – Some technically, difficult-to-make photographs hang on the tall museum walls along with some photos I know would be physically hard to take, along with some that are here by a whisper of good luck. Matthew Brandt – Lake Isabella CA TC2,…

Biennial Alert – Review 2016

Margarita Cabrera's Space in Between from SITE Santa Fe biennial 2016

SITE Santa Fe — To prepare ourselves for a new biennial exhibition at SITE we send up a short conversation with Margarita Cabrera regarding her project called “Space in Between” that was featured in the 2016 exhibition. SITE opens a new biennial August 4, 2018. Since I interviewed Ms. Cabrera she’s shown this project in…

Gibson Like a Hammer

Denver Art Museum – Colorado – May 17 – August 12, 2018 Jeffrey Gibson is a New York artist having his first major museum show in Denver that includes 57 objects made since 2011. These objects include paintings, sculpture and what I’d call tapestries. The show is curated by the Native Arts curator at the…

Memory, Mind, Matter

memory, mind, matter exhibition at SMU, Dallas

Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, TX — Eduardo Chillida — February 4 – June 3, 2018 —  Bruckner and Phillip Glass, Dallas Symphony Orchestra — February 3, 2017 How little sound can still be music? How little sound can remain in a concert hall and we, the silent audience, still hear music?  How low and few the notes keep us…

Books of a Life

Harwood Museum – Taos, New Mexico – Wednesday, April 5 – Sunday, April 23, 2017 ANTHONY HASSETT: LAST EVENINGS ON EARTH I wanted to see these books – hand made, accordion books drawn graphic-novel style – that feel like a journal of a vivid, rich life. I didn’t know Hassett and just stumbled into a beautiful memorial…