Bronze Age 2.0, Vanguard Sculpture Services, Gallery Night Winter 2012

Glancing out the window while commuting down 35th Street, in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor, you might imagine yourself a red blood cell floating through plaque crusted arteries. The decay of weathered brick one-story machine shops, once churning with activity, appear largely abandoned and vacant. Some shops are now schools or churches, some shops maintainedContinue reading “Bronze Age 2.0, Vanguard Sculpture Services, Gallery Night Winter 2012”

Art for the Birds, Lynden Sculpture Gardens

Giant forms of steel and other various materials, some jagged, some smooth, some anthropomorphic, recline on the sprawling lawn of the Lynden Sculpture Garden. A great scene for artists, couples, families and outdoorsy people, or all of the above, the Lynden Sculpture Garden has tours both guided and unguided. However, this coming Sunday at 12:30pContinue reading “Art for the Birds, Lynden Sculpture Gardens”

Use out of the useless at MAM After Dark, feats by Chakaia Booker

February’s installment of MAM After Dark kept it fun and snooty, truly befitting of the Calatrava. Although the recently opened Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition fills the main gallery space, providing the draw of a registered trademarked name, New York artist Chakaia Booker concluded her MAM co-starring role. The MAM atmosphere, ambient with disc jockeyed musicContinue reading “Use out of the useless at MAM After Dark, feats by Chakaia Booker”