Trip to Laguna Art Museum, 04may01
simplified description might be: plastic boxes
of different shapes & sizes,
meshed together, and filled with either rose- or mint-colored lights .. in a dark room,
with no other lighting. Wendy said the room would be a great place to shoot a scene.
a party in LA a couple of months ago, we met a professor who teaches Sculpture.
She is a big Hendee fan, and is the one who told us about the exhibit .. since we live
so close to the museum. She added that few modern sculptors use clay & bronze
anymore, cuz they get expensive to work with. Most use 'alternative' materials
at the LAM is titled Cyborg Manifesto -
The Joy of
Artifice (pix here).
One part of the C-M exhibit consists of 10 drawings, framed, and hanging together on
a wall. The drawing are from an isometric perspective, in the style of today's video
games .. of scenes of popular cultural events.
one drawing framed the scene containing the bodies of Nicole Brown
Simpson & Ron Goldman lying dead at the Bundy residence. I had never seen the
actual crime scene before, but I knew right away what it was.
the time of the murders, Nicole's parents, the Brown family, lived less than a
away, in Dana Point. We'd see reporters & camera crews camped out in front of the
gated community where the live(d) .. all hours of the day & night.
Wendy was surprised that I could identify all 10 scenes so quickly. (I was too.)
of 20 scenes are here.
click on each thumbnail for a larger image.
See how many you can identify. The large (gruesome) image of Nicole & Ron is here.
It's obvious that the artist did his homework, and carefully researched the details of