Beyond Beauty, Durango Herald, March 17, 2009

SITE Santa Fe exhibit pushes boundaries of aesthetics “You are here, 2008” Judith Schaechter Much contemporary art is highly intellectualized, sprouting from institutes of higher learning, embedded in a system that eschews beauty and prefers provocation. Art today is in-your-face, shocking, gigantic, but rarely is it pretty. At SITE Santa Fe, Laura Heon has curated…

Critic moved to tears

The rage, fear and frustration in Louise Bourgeois’ autobiographical art shocked me into understanding what it must be like to be a woman. Art critic Will Gompertz had an epiphany at Louise Bourgeois exhibit at Tate Modern. He shares it in a Guardian article here. Copyright Leanne Goebel. May not be used without permission.

Artist’s close in on meaning of ‘Home,’ Durango Herald, Jan. 29, 2008

Julian Colby, son of FLC art instructor Chad Colby, plays with Amy Wendland’s sculpture, “Small Town.” What happens when artists, writers and performers get together and decide to mount an exhibition? If the group is Durango’s elusive Art Discussion Group, they decided to explore the meaning of “Home” and turn it into a well-attended opening…