Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Kansas City High Art Explanation

Local verbiage on an upcoming exhibit . . . Here's how to appreciate "Against The Screen" or at least convince friends that you've got a bit of culture. Checkit:

Journeys and Cross-Generational Narratives in Barry Anderson's The Janus Restraint

A labyrinth evolves before us in Barry Anderson's The Janus Restraint , the ongoing multimedia project begun in 2012. Anderson has created a kaleidoscope of epic semi-narrative proportions, which merges mythology, romantic landscapes, and personal symbolism.The project could be considered an extended portrait of the artist's son, who's featured heavily in the work, although such a simplification would do a disservice to the richness of the piece.

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