Getting to know site-specific installations at ASU, SMoCA

If you are intrigued by the trend in visual art toward site-specific, mixed-media installation versus the more commonplace paintings, drawings, sculptures, etc., then you might want to check out three shows at the ASU Art Museum and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. First: “Wendy Maruyama: Executive Order 9066” at the Arizona State University Art … Continue reading Getting to know site-specific installations at ASU, SMoCA

Stumbling upon chaos, desolation and human kindness: Phoenix’s Third Friday of 10/18/13

In yet another testament to the enormous variety of art to peruse during a Third Friday art walk in downtown Phoenix, I am still processing all that I saw in just three shows: 1. “Chaos Theory” at Legend City Studios, Fifth Avenue and Van Buren: Here’s a doozy of a show for anyone following the … Continue reading Stumbling upon chaos, desolation and human kindness: Phoenix’s Third Friday of 10/18/13