Posted in Painting, tagged Art, Art Links, East Lansing, Julie Mehretu, Kansas City, Michigan, Missouri, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Painting, Tapping Currents on January 23, 2008 |
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Really digging on a page at the Nelson-Atkins Museum’s website. You zoom in on Julie Mehretu’s Dispersion (above) and drag the viewer window around to check out all the sweet details. No jpeg is ever going to really reveal Mehretu’s layered and mysterious surfaces, but it’s neat nonetheless–a video game for painting nerds. Mehretu’s apparently working in East Lansing, Michigan right now, away from the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn or Paris or wherever she was before. Still, we know she’s not really of the Midwest anymore. She can’t be…she belongs to the world (cue strings, or Wilco…). Here’s that link.
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