Art News from Elsewhere
Come for the jokes, stay for the applied design: MoMA curator Paola Antonelli matched wits with Stephen Colbert Wednesday, highlighting objects from a vase made by bees (through “slow prototyping”) to Massoud Hassani’s landmine-exploding “dandelion.”
Putting Prep: Gnomes Visit the Garden
In anticipation of summertime mini-golfing, Nicola, Suzanne, and Bryan Carpenter have been preparing their fearless troop of gnomes for the battle ahead. These gnomes are central to the Carpenter family’s artistic vision: their mini-golf hole is also a foosball course in which garden gnome strikers will block the participant’s way to the hole. There are 13 […] In anticipation of summertime mini-golfing…
Video: Molley Zuckerman-Hartung on “Deconstructed Painting”
“It’s hard to stay within the rectangle,” says Molly Zuckerman-Hartung of her art, which she describes as deconstructed painting. “I had to unlearn everything I was doing to get to riskiness or spilling or pouring or mistakes or accidents or any of the stuff that looks so naturalized in the work now.”
Art News from Elsewhere
For electronic supergroup Atoms For Peace’s new video, “Ingenue,” Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke (AFP vocalist) delves into contemporary dance, pairing with dancer Fukiko Takase. Like many a Yorke dance move, this one, too, is now available in GIF form.
Risk and Reward
With the latest edition of James Sewell Ballet’s annual Ballet Works Project, a willingness to take major risks with the choreography was on display.
Flying Neutrinos and Picket Lines: Shara Worden at SPCO
The Green Room
To spark discussion, the Walker invites local artists and critics to write overnight reviews of our performances. The ongoing Re:View series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, filmmaker and writer Justin Schell shares his perspective on Tuesday’s concert by Shara Worden. Agree or disagree? […] To spark…
5 Artists Expanding the (Painting) Field, from the Midwest
Painter, Painter, now on view at the Walker Art Center through October 27, 2013, includes a selection of living artists responding to the materiality and open-endedness of the medium of painting, as well as the fluidity of the role of artist as painter. Operating as painters creating new work in a time of unlimited ontologies, we […] Painter, Painter, now on view at the Walker Art Center through October 27…