“When people hear the words ‘WPA murals,’ they envision the large and heroic figures they may have seen in post offices or other public buildings across America,” said Stephanie Wiles, the director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
Muddying the Circumscribed Myth of Abstraction
Bounded and unbounded space, continental drift, turbulence, topology, pools of ink and color spilling into and pressing up against one another — these are some of the images in the mix of work on display in Endless, Entire, one of two shows currently on view at FiveMyles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Abstracting Daily Experience
Shortly after President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage in May 2012, the online version of the Guardian came out with an interactive graph depicting gay rights in the US on a state by state basis.