I’ve had an obsession with the work of Kiki Smith for some time. I think it was always there, nascent since my first introductory art history course decades ago, but really flourished after I saw a retrospective of her work at SFMOMA in 2005.
The Material Collective Blog
Scholars feel like they need distance from a topic in order to work on it. But is it possible to be too far removed?
In Boston, we gathered the hordes to think together about fragmentation and collectivity, time and matter, art and bodies.
We read of (and experience) the joys and titillations of wonder, but less often do we read of the shock and horror of the dissected corpses.
Details on the ICMA and Material Collective sponsored sessions at Kalamazoo.