Posts Tagged ‘art’

Ann Hamilton


At my interim review last Friday, Martha McQuade suggested that I look at the work of the artist Ann Hamilton, specifically a piece called whitecloth at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art that uses fabric and blurs the line between art and architecture. Two pieces of fabric move forward and back on a simple motorize […]

I’ve had the work of Janet Echelman tucked away in my bibliography spreadsheet for a while now. As my exploration hones in on the body, looking at this work and the way it drapes and gently shapes space is somehow calming and comforting. Many of her monumental pieces use netting to, “reshape[s] urban airspace with […]

This fantastic project for a temporary, inflatable addition to the Hirshhorn Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC embodies the type of creative problem solving that I hope to use in my own project. Interesting elements: the way the project takes advantage of underutilized space, the temporary nature of it, the subversive approach to […]

For the second time, the Collaborative Arts Program at UMN is offering a course entitled The Body Acoustic under Dana Reitz and Leslie Van Duzer. It’s a three week intensive course the meets on three consecutive Saturdays at Minneapolis art institutions (the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Guthrie Theater) to explore […]