At the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, artworks confront their own untimeliness through appeals to a deeper, more cosmic, sense of space and time.
As part of FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, artists have transformed the Oberlin College campus with sculptural reflections on architecture.
The artists in Décor urge viewers to question the creator’s role in the management and presentation of art.
Bloom’s papers mine the histories of gift rituals, interrogate the meaning objects are endowed with as gifts, and place value on an object that is meant to be used once and then discarded.
How do you get across the meaning of an object that’s separated from everyday life by the glass of a museum vitrine? This question, constantly grappled with by curators of object-based collections, is very much at stake in the Jewish Museum’s current exhibition As it were … So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom.