Friday, August 19, 2011

The Age of Icarus

Review (and philosophical meditation) of Beautiful Vagabonds, a bird-brained summer group show at Yancey Richardson.

Money quote ...

"... As featherless bipeds, we’ve been haunted by avian myths and envied the flights of creatures, but birds have now been sadly neglected and bypassed in the age of jet travel, their status further diminished by their urban cousins, the flying vermin of city parks along with their skinned and headless counterparts, that come saran-wrapped in supermarkets, their flightless bodies, fully-grounded..."

Bird is the Word

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