Monday, June 28, 2010

High Flying Shrigley @ CCS

The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College is sailing under a new more than one sense.  Coinciding with the recent openings of exhibits in the CCS and Hessel Museum galleries, a new flag/artwork by David Shrigley was sent up the flag pole.  Shrigley's flag is the fourth ( I believe) in a series of rotating artworks, Frank Benson and Rachel Harrison are among the other artists who have created flags.

It's difficult to capture the full message of the flag in photographs.  Below is a video I shot last week:

Additionally, art historian and writer Johanna Burton has been named Director of the Curatorial Studies Graduate program.  Burton succeeds Maria Lind who held the position since 2008.

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