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Call to order at the Barnes – Mark Dion, Judy Pfaff, Fred Wilson

[Roberta goes to the press preview of the Barnes’s new contemporary art exhibit and says The Order of Things gives you lots to ponder about collecting and presenting art.  Also it’s a lot of fun. –the artblog editors] Three artists, Mark Dion, Judy Pfaff and Fred Wilson, were called to the Barnes.  The charge:  Interpret Dr. Barnes’s idiosyncratic way of hanging art, the “ensembles” he invented to weave together his collection by conscious placement of works that have unintentional allegiances; and respond to it. The result: The Order of Things, up until August 3.  Three wonderful and inventive installations commissioned by ... More » »

Beth Heinly, at our interview Mar. 13, 2013, at Vox Populi

Next on artblog radio – a podcast with Beth Heinly about collecting, curating and growing up a Delco girl

Beth Heinly is an artist, performer, cartoonist, collector and curator. She is a community-spirited person who was part of the Little Berlin collective and is now a member of the Vox Populi space. Beth’s art captures her wicked sense of irony in works that are often ambiguous and humorous. As a curator, Beth has been responsible for organizing some great exhibits exhibits, including the current show at Vox Populi, Collection. We must say that we love Beth, who worked for artblog during some of our formative years, in which she managed our banner sponsorships and was fearless in conquering technology including ... More » »