Monday, 12 February 2007

Yes, but is it Art?

Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler - Camouflaged History (1991)The most exciting art news over the last few days was a Cambridge student's receiving an £80 on-the-spot fine for building a 4ft high snow phallus. Passing fuzz noticed the rude artwork amid a crowd of merry onlookers and their smirking cherubs, dished out the fine and ordered immediate emasculation (CLICK). I know it's a poor substitute for a 4ft high snow phallus, but I thought you might like to see this rather strange exhibit from an alleged art show which opened in the USA yesterday: America Starts Here: Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler. It's at the Austin Museum of Art Downtown until 6 May 2007. So, is it art or merely fanciful exterior decoration? Click the title link for details, but only if you're on broadband. The AMOA webpage takes about 10 minutes to load over a 56K modem and isn't worth the wait.


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