In most museums, ad hoc audience participation is frowned upon: look, but please don’t touch, thank you very much. But at Wednesday’s opening of the newest exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art — Feast: Radical Hospitality In Contemporary Art…
by Anna Fixsen •
In a 1980 journal entry Andy Warhol wrote, “I told them I didn’t believe in art, that I believed in photography.” This credo manifests itself in the Smart Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, “Warhol at Work: Portrait Snapshots 1973-1986.”
by Staff •
The works adorning the walls represent these categories in diverse styles and traditions so that neoclassical and expressionist paintings occupy the same space. The exhibition is not drawn from any particular movement but seeks instead to present the viewer with general images of sorrow and anger, chronicling human pain.
by Julia Greenberg •
Behind heavy grey curtains, a bandaged hand drops coin after coin. Blood splashes. Two halves of a loaf of bread are sewn together with red string. Stone skulls flash.