Dear O’Keeffe Museum: Please get over yourself. You are embarrassing the museum, the memory of the artist you claim to represent and you are embarrassing Santa Fe. Stop picking on schools, especially little ones, and focus on your actual mission.
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There are two kinds of art in public places: sanctioned and unsanctioned. In the first case, an artist is probably “commissioned” to create or place a work of art in a public building, a park or some other agreed upon location. Performers that engage the public without having bothered to pay a fee, or artists who leave their mark in freehand spray paint or stencil work are, on a technical level, either disturbing the peace, assembling without a permit or practicing vandalism.
Experimental Geography examines how the natural world has traditionally been perceived by both science and art and proposes the potential for a new field that encompasses both practices and then some. It is in Albuquerque during the midst of a national tour that goes through 2010 and promises to be an important exhibition for an audience much broader than artists and the art curiou
The New Mexico History Museum drags us—kicking and screaming in some cases—into the future of museums.
The theory goes that modern museums need to lead people through a sculpted adventure packed with high-tech highlights and just the right amount of educational material (which is not too much). The public is tired of the museum as attic or basement “full of long-forgotten objects,” according to NMHM’s mission statement.