Is it OK to Smash That? The Complications of Living Art Museums
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Every day for the past two months, a man has entered the largest gallery in my museum. The man is artist Rocky Lewycky , whose work is part of a group show of visual artists who have won a prestigious regional fellowship. blends sculpture, repetition, and ritual performance in a political statement about the genocide of animals in factory farms. It also complicates the question of what is acceptable in a museum. But art museums are coming back from the dead.