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Drew Martin | closer look | 01.01.2008
WRITING AND DIRECTING SCULPTURE
When we consider the amount of text dedicated to discussing, understanding and explaining the visual arts, it is hard to ignore our reliance on words to aid, enhance, compensate and even substitute our visual experiences. Since ancient Greece, text preempted images, which were, more often than not, allegorical. The images graphically summarized the text in the same manner that today’s press…
Artistic institutions begging for a facelift Edith Jeřábková | closer look | 01.01.2008
ARTISTIC INSTITUTIONS BEGGING FOR A FACELIFT
I’ve always been used to approaching art galleries in the same way as exhibit halls in museums; as spaces designated for art. But recently galleries have been turning into living beings that have their own characters, negotiations and habits. They’ve always had them, but now it’s even more obvious. Now, galleries also speak. For example, the gallery at the Old Town Hall is holding a Mark Ther…

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