Monday, May 21, 2012

Art-a-Whirl 2012

Maison des Artistes

Another installment of Northeast Minneapolis' art crawl event has come and gone. Akin to a traffic accident, so I just had to look. Minute variations on a theme— perhaps the result of too much art education? I found that as I traversed one converted warehouse after another full of unfinished, lifeless canvases and just plain ugly artwork it didn't really bother me. For the most part, this is a world unto itself, with its own set of priorities that didn't include me.

These straw monkeys with cell phones in a steel-lined room said something about the human condition, or perhaps it was a comment on the bad reception:

Brian Sobaski

Some of the older buildings had equipment left over from their previous existences. I found these tableaux to be as compelling as the exhibits:

But there were some exceptions to the artifice. The Bright Blue Earth Studio was one of them, it was full of life:


And life is good:

By Professor Batty


Blogger Shoshanah Marohn said...

The old equipment looks much more interesting than the art! (Except for the bellydancer. She looks hot.)

Blogger Professor Batty said...

She was VERY HOT!

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