Not only is each work beautiful and provocative in itself–but the Roni Horn show as a whole, which integrates a multitude of media and art forms, brilliantly encorporates the artist’s multiple talents and her understanding, and our own.
Each photo was snapped at a moment of seeming profound interpersonal understanding, of relationship, of trust between photographer and subject. Those those moments are shared with/experienced by the viewer.
I hope to share the joy I feel when discovering the amazing shapes, colors, and patterns of nature—and to offer a bright spot, an indoor garden, a few rays of warmth and hope, during these cold, dark, winter days.
In her large-format photos of women in chadors, and, sometimes, veils, Moroccan born Lalla Essaydi presents a beautiful and provocative challenge to perceptions about Muslim women going back centuries.
I was wonderfully suprised and impressed by Lowell’s open studios–held this weekend in the old milltown about 45 minutes north of Cambridge. I was happy that an exhibit in a downtown gallery focusing on cat subjects did not make me itch. Very much.