"Katie how was Art Basel?"
"Oh, it was great,"
you know that kind of generalized warm and fuzzy not specific not-very-helpful statement of fact.
|Claude Leveque insane (2013) neon on rusted bucket|
To me, this is like jet fuel. So glad I am here. Let me show you some stuff now.
These first objects drew me in -- two Joan Miro bronzes (omg omg omg)
and this Claus Oldenberg Leaning Fork with Meatball and Spaghetti piece
and very shortly I was irritated. I wanted to see new work. While I am thrilled these works are here for me to encounter I want to see what people are making today. And so I kept on going and saw these.
A contemporary bronze:
and beside it was this:
Ceramics of one sort...
and another... a favorite piece so far--just imagining the logistics of shipping had my mind racing:
Nearby was this:
and here are some contemporary porcelain pots by Takuro Kuwata
I would love to see his kiln shelves.