Category Archives: Lectures & Workshops

Gallery Write-up: “Ragamala: Picturing Sound” @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ragamala is an Indian style of painting that exists specifically to celebrate music. As described by the exhibition itself, this unique genre of painting uses its musical themes to celebrate love. Ragamala is Sanskrit for “garland of ragas,” raga meaning … Continue reading

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Gallery Write-up: “Analog Network: Mail Art 1960-1999” @ MoMa

Tucked into MoMa is an exhibition written almost as an obituary. Mail art, which began life under the parentage of the Fluxus movement in the 1950s, has become a global phenomenon. The gallery is as much a celebration of the … Continue reading

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Gallery Write-up: Christine Chin’s “Sentient Kitchen” @ Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred State College

Upon walking into Christine Chin’s “Sentient Kitchen” installation in Alfred State College’s Llewellyn gallery, I was met with the sight of numerous framed images of human anatomy, removed from the context of the body and converted to serve utilitarian functions … Continue reading

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The Museum of Bad Art

There’s a place in Massachussetts which exists to testify that, despite a person’s will, intent, or cleverness, sometimes things just go horribly wrong. The Museum of Bad Art showcases the most exemplary instances of artistic intent gone awry. I was … Continue reading

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Gallery Flowchart

This is a flowchart for a gallery installation about the chaotic nature of modernized living, where the broken chair represents the perils of taking even a moment to rest. Such an action can allow the weight of the world to … Continue reading

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The Art World

Last night I attended a lecture given by a girl who grew up with too much money and supremely easygoing parents. It must be nice, the life of the wealthy, when they can, on a whim, buy 500 pounds of … Continue reading

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