Oscar Muñoz – Retrospective

Oscar Muñoz at Phoenix Art Museum 2021

Like many retrospectives, chronology dictates the flow of the work and we start with intense figure drawings in black and white. Learning to draw in school is learning illusion and acquiring an ability make marks on a page look like full round life-like forms. These drawings show the Muñoz can do just that. What else do we see that fools us? Step along through this show and we will find out

Opera – Magic & Work

Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera — Site Santa Fe: March 16 to January 5, 2020 Why does [INTELLECTUAL ELITE] go together? Usually a put-down, does a pollster expect when survey respondents say a politician is an ‘intellectual elite’ they are confident in the thinking power of that politician? Or their success as they would…

Hinge Pictures

Hinge Pictures, Contemporary Art Center New Orleans

March 14 to June 16, 2019 : Contemporary Art Center New Orleans A complicated show of women artists who take off on the ideas written in the Green Box – part of Marcel Duchamp’s work called “the large glass,’” or officially, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even, or so I thought. The subtitle,…