|"Part of the installation 'Labyrinth: I Dreamt I Was Taller Than Jonathan Borofsky,'|
from the 'Jim Shaw: The End Is Here' show at the New Museum of Contemporary Art."
(Credit Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times}
(The comparison is apt, though I would suggest people take a closer look at that flying vehicle -- it's not a B-52, as the reviewer seems to think it is.)
"Labyrinth" and "Guernica": I wonder how many viewers will make the effort to tease out the parallels -- and contrasts -- between these two works.
Alfred C. Barnes encouraged people to consider art objects in juxtaposition with each other, to try to see possibilities brought up by seemingly unconnected objects, and to decide for themselves what the significance of the objects is. (No "expert opinion" needed.)
(See 9/11 Fourteen Years On - A Visual Reflection (á la Alfred C. Barnes) )
(See A Future Inspired by Kinetics? )
I don't think Alanna and I ever talked about what it must be like to be trying to escape a shower of sparks and hot ash. But she seemed to know that the sparks and hot ash are too important a part of the picture to be left out.
(See The Children Are Waiting )
Coming off our experience this past weekend once again protesting against drone killing, drone surveillance, and related acts of militarism at the Chicago Air and Water Show, I am more confirmed than ever in my view that air shows are a very effective place to get our message out to the public.
(See Why Air Shows Are a Very Effective Place to Protest Drone Killing and Drone Surveillance )
(See NUCLEAR WEAPONS: Who will bring us down to earth? )