From the Road: Slippery Slope

From the Road: Slippery Slope

If someone slips on a banana peel in a forest and no one sees it, does anyone laugh? The current exhibition at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center walks us dangerously close to the banana peel. We are the sucker about to unwittingly step onto the banana peel, and the...
You’re The Top…

You’re The Top…

Moving to a new town is disorienting. The streets do not yet make sense. The grocery store has strange foods. The restaurant chains arrange themselves differently. The art world shifts and morphs, revealing new opportunities, expansive possibilities, and gaps to be...
From the Road: Outside In

From the Road: Outside In

The highway passes quickly through Summerville, Georgia. The roadsides fill with small houses, businesses, and the ghosts of fastfood architecture. It is easy to miss the turn to Paradise Gardens. The houses that surround Howard Finster’s home, installation, and...
Cold Then Hot: One View of Twin Cities

Cold Then Hot: One View of Twin Cities

We are in the midst of a warm snap. The snow has receded. The ice has left the lakes and rivers. I dig out the fall clothes I had packed away, reluctant to leave warm hats and scarves at home. I know the cold is waiting just around the corner for me to let down my...
Blog10: A report from the UK blogosphere

Blog10: A report from the UK blogosphere

In the popular imagination, bookshops in Notting Hill may be where bumbling Englishmen meet Hollywood filmstars. Last night it was where a bumbling art writer, played by myself, got to meet some of the UK’s most successful bloggers. The venue was Book and Kitchen, who...