The dream of an independent institution specifically oriented towards contemporary art in Honolulu was effectively foreclosed when it was recently announced that the HMoA’s satellite, Spalding House, would be sold.
In Hawaii, Lisa Reihana presents her video alongside the original French wallpaper the New Zealand artist was inspired by — and is challenging.
Viewers must overcome their initial shock or repulsion to the visceral subject matter in order to experience the fine details of Erick Swenson’s work.
President Obama once confessed his dream of setting up a T-shirt shack in Hawaii with Rahm Emanuel. Emily Spivack made it a reality.