Visual Arts

"Bipolar" at Mesa Contemporary Arts: An Artistic Marriage in Psychiatric Hell

Talk about an artistic marriage made in psychiatric hell. Running until August 11 at Mesa Arts Center's Museum, Texas artist Alice Leora Briggs and Tucson artist Albert Kogel have married their diametrically opposed styles and media in an environmental installation called "Bipolar" to create an all-too-convincing taste of what once was called manic depression.

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