the white cube explodes (kind of)

It’s finally here!

First up is a Tony Oursler exhibit…this is definitely a step into another dimension of museum-going.

I think it is interesting that there was a need to develop a virtual “bricks and mortar” version of the museum in the form of Filippo Innocenti’s stark white towers that look like elongated artichokes or the stamens of a prehistoric lily…interesting that the pretense of actually “housing” something tangible has to be played out here. Is this a nod at Second Life- type imagined realities? In other words, does the structure somehow make the museum and its artwork more credible than it would otherwise? More thoughts on this to come as I spend some more time on the site.

About shinyartshinyart

KKP is CEO and Founder of ShinyArt - a company designed to transform dull HD flat screens into canvases for some of the world’s most compelling moving art. She is also an art historian and adjunct professor at several schools in the Bay Area.
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