Wednesday, March 8, 2017
BEAUTY: Installation--Jennifer Bolande
Here is one more conceptual installation at the current Desert X, an outdoor art exhibition through April 30, 2017. Artist Jennifer Bolande used the idea of advertising billboards--particularly the classic idea of the Burma shave ad, which is successive ads placed one after the other, fragments of an advertisement but which when seen consecutively, create a complete concept--to highlight not a product but the thing that the billboard obscures. The landscape. When lined up just right, each billboard acts almost as a window...