Botero and Aweful Public use of Art
Jul03

Botero and Aweful Public use of Art

Two American cities with two distinct styles have an appreciation for fine art.  One opts for international flavor; the other reminds those with sense what kind of non-sense has been advocated.  One has hosted Worlds Fairs and is the gateway to the West; while another seems hell bent on being the arm pit of the West.  The cities: St. Louis vs. Denver. To be fair both have major reasons to appreciate other aspects of life – from...

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West Point Park – Revitalizing Kings Dream
Oct16

West Point Park – Revitalizing Kings Dream

Through the efforts of many, The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial has been unveiled.  It’s revelation, exposes the merits of a global man.  A man who has crossed barriers through basic human ideals.  Today, family, friends and the international community welcome a “freedom” explosion.  As his kind daughter recalled his vows at West Point Park, she clearly defined the words that current rebellions should heed.  It is...

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Wall Street feels Occupied
Oct10

Wall Street feels Occupied

Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) from Alex Mallis.   The three week experiment in America’s greatest financial capital is starting to take it’s toll – just not for the intended.  For those who do not know, #OWS is encamped in New York’s latest tourist trap: Wall Street.   Financiers spend most of their days commuting to mid-town, Connecticut or Jersey City vs. downtown.  Those who do work downtown are...

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Splotch 15 – LeWitt gives NYC more than towers
Sep09

Splotch 15 – LeWitt gives NYC more than towers

The city of New York is generating it’s storm of news lately – hurricanes, floods, and with respect, the 10 year anniversary of September 11th.  If you are fortunate to visit the new memorials you will want to visit City Hall. Law and Order is not the only thing to watch – as the Public Art Fund has an inspiring series of sculptures created by Sol LeWitt.  Born in 1928, LeWitt has captivated artists and collectors...

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