Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts 2015
Another year, another Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibit. This year was less than memorable, to put it charitably. Perhaps the phrase 'State Fair Fine Arts' is becoming an oxymoron. Perhaps I'm jaded. The worst offenders were poorly printed digital photos. It was like 1999 all over again: blocked up, pixelated, blurry lo-rez jpeg images. Not all, to be sure, but many—there shouldn't be any in 2015.
I did run into my old pal Nicole, so we commiserated over chocolate malts and selfies:
The best art was found outside the exhibit. This highly decorated stand, not yet open, was even more attractive in the twilight:
Even the kiddie rides took on a special patina in the gloaming:
Better luck next year!