For the past five years, Clare Patey has managed to shut down a bridge in London and invite thousands to come together to celebrate local food.
The internationally recognized artist and curator has made a name for herself creating what she calls social spaces in the public realm and opportunities ... More >>
ASU Art MuseumMuseum intern Aubree Jacobs brushes up Adriana Varejão's Ruina de Charque-Quina (the meat wall.)Sheesh, not even a week after students are returning to campus at ASU and this headline shows up on the ASU Art Museum website:
"Cleaning the meat wall (yes, that says "meat wall")" ... More >>
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Clare PateyPerhaps on Tuesday, Clare Patey will explain just what the Sacred Mayonnaise Ritual is -- it takes place during her annual "Feast on the Bridge," which re-purposes a public bridge in London to create a serious (and outrageous) food party.
Patey's ... More >>
Courtesy of ASU Art Museum.Part of the "Ceramic Design: Manufactured Brilliance and Beauty in Daily Life" show."Life's full of tough choices, isn't it?"-Ursula, the Sea Witch from
Disney's The Little MermaidUrsula was so right on with
Especially when it comes to tonight, when there ... More >>
AZ CacophonyHoly look-alikes Batman! Some of the action from last year's Epic Super Hero Battle.
If comic book flicks have taught us anything, it's that sequels can be a hit or miss proposition. Sure, Superman II, Spider-Man 2, and The Dark Knight were cool as hell, but they were in the minority ... More >>
Courtesy of ASU.Let's party.ASU is throwing a street party this Saturday. If you go, not only will you enjoy a heck of a line-up of music, art, and activities, but you get to walk away feeling like a champ. You see, any dough you spend at the party benefits the ASU Art Museum.So you get to party ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunshinecity/2337456192/Please, take your time to think about this important decision.Life's full of tough choices.Tonight, Valley art enthusiasts have their pick of the litter with three big events happening at three different museums across town: Scottsdale Museum o ... More >>
By kevindooley on flickr Creative Commons.This will be Gordon Knox's view on the way into work come January.I can't remember the last time ASU Art Museum had a Director. And, man, am I relieved to hear they have finally filled the position. Gordon Knox will take the helm on January 11th, working ... More >>
Courtesy of ASU.I am such a moron sometimes, I swear.I can name a handful of people I personally know who have coughed up a bunch of dough and trekked across the globe to Venice, Italy. And, of course, I've always wanted to go, too. Why? For the beautiful canals, of course.I grew up in the Arcadi ... More >>
By "T"eresa on flickr Creative Commons.A skilled crafter can make magic with this...It's really no news that crafting has become a very hot thing in Phoenix. I guess we could blame it on the need for indoor activities during the summer months. Regardless, it seems like everyone is knitting, sewin ... More >>
Friday night was not your typical art opening at ASU Art Museum's Ceramics Research Center - no gallery goers milling about, gawking at art objects carefully mounted on vitrine-capped pedestals spaced strategically throughout a pristine gallery space.
No, this was literally an opening celebrating ... More >>
Courtesy of Martha Mary.If you're not an outdoorsy type - if you hate exercise and dislike hiking or camping - this time of year is filled with regret. You look outside and realize how lovely the weather is, and then continue with your indoor activities.I don't blame you. Even in the most comforta ... More >>
"Breathing is Free" by Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba.There's not much I can say about Angela Ellsworth that my beloved colleague, Kathleen Vanesian, hasn't.So after clicking those links I graciously provided for you (you're welcome), you now know that Ellsworth is truly a gem in our local arts scene.And you ... More >>
Finally, a reason I would actually want to go to Florida. No offense to anyone from that place. It's just that I'm a native Phoenician - I don't like humidity, warm beach water offends me and I've always thought Florida was for people who don't know California exists.Today through Friday, the Aqua A ... More >>