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...

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