Aug 162008
 
Holly Lombardo: Windows

Windows are evocative objects. Without someone visible looking through, they can bring about feelings of loneliness and alienation — and that’s what Holly Lombardo’s windows do for me. They appear lonely, detached and abstracted from the whole of the house, and I reach for the perennial allegory of the individual versus the society to account […]

Nov 252007
 
Edvard Munch: The Sun

This vision of the sun may seem both very close and remote, aloof yet deeply personal, welcoming and intimidating. One thing is certain: the dominance of the star in this mythical landscape is overwhelming, and it will affect the viewer in one of these ways or another. As was often his custom, Edvard Munch created […]