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Whiting Tennis

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Andrew Dadson, Jenny Heishman, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Whiting Tennis, Mungo Thomson at Seattle Art Museum June 12th, 2010 - October 31st, 2010
Posted 7/19/10

"The parks that surround some museums isolate art into objects of formal delectation. Objects in a park suggest static repose rather than any ongoing dialectic. Parks are finished landscapes for finished art.” Robert Smithson, "Cultural Confinement," 1972Maybe Smithson’s right about sculpture parks: the bourgeois ramble, the semblance of control over nature, the way they run counter to his favorite word (“dialectic”). But then again, the art and artists who inhabit these spaces have changed a li... [more]

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