Artist at Large, aka The Art Ranger is checking in mid-summer. More cataclysms of violence overshadow and shadow over our thoughts numbing the over-used hearts. More and more of the same, except worse while being just as bad, insane and sad. So ill, the nation, war obsessed inside and out. We've let guns metastasize so - so so pumped it in ourselves just like gas and corn syrup. Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh woe is we. Too many acting out of fear instead of love, love, "love is love is love ......"
Now we must change the subject now and think of something about humanity that we cherish:
Last month, we were out on the range in Los Angeles with some artist friends from Public Address- Nicki Sucec , Anne Mudge, and Nilly Gill. We made the trek to experience the inspiring new, Hauser, Wirth and Schimmel gallery and their stellar Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016. The meandering reconfiguration of an old flour mill into a premiere art viewing space gets many many thumbs up. Smartly, photography was not allowed. Art Ranger will therefore share the floor of the gallery:
|Saved archeology of a building where real things once happened, such as grinding grain into bags of flour that fed people.|
As pedestrians on the way from yes, the train, we were a blue dot moving in the direction we asked the device to dispatch us, while absorbing our own peculiar route of pavement and detritus. Not on our electronic map was giant gaping hole in the earth with security-guarded edges.
On our zigzag way of the eye sponge, a novel street art intervention revealed itself.
|Nicki Sucec saw it this way|
|Now this is something worth putting holes in!|
|Sucec's phone on phonepole|
|A different kind of pole dancing|
|Color field drawing|
|Game of Thrones|
|Short Ribs on Pollack - or are they Bone Cigars awaiting a Tom Waits song?|