BEAT issue #3, autumn / winter 2011
featuring: Mirror Mirror
LE GRAN CONFORT: AFTER LE CORBUSIER
plywood and plumbing pipe
Wendy Richmond, Rocks TVs (2013)
Wendy Richmond Rocks TVs is an installation of eighty short videos playing on approximately twenty old TVs. The videos show a character of unknown identity kicking down, sweeping away and picking apart the plethora of rock sculptures – some elaborate and labor-intensive, some slap-dash and trivial – that visitors have built on the rocky coast of Maine.
How do we come to know a place of beauty? How do we make it a lasting memory? Some of us mark our stay by building. I chose, instead, to clear away.
Acrylic on Linen - 48”x60”
The Jewish Museum
October 31, 2014 – March 22, 2015
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
1955 first edition of Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece with the original Alvin Lustig designed dustwrapper.
Photo by Ellis and Walery of Cissie Loftus and Hilda Trevelyan as Peter and Wendy trapped on Marooner’s Rock, Alblumen Cabinet Card, 1905.
I Thought I Was Seeing Convicts (2000)
‘today power and violence are mostly exercised impersonally. Power is no longer exercised under proximity.’