Marulho by Cildo Meireles

Installations, big and small

As far as uses for recouped, recovered, redone former industrial buildings, it’s hard to beat the modern art museum. Those wide open spaces, steel beams and insanely high ceilings seem tailor-made for the exaggeratedly large installations that have become the standard for today’s artists. While the world of industrial buildings converted to modern art museums…

Affordable Art in Milan

Two Sundays ago with Milan amply below freezing and me fighting a stubborn virus and in need of an excuse to leave the house, I ended up at the Affordable Art Fair. There are trade fairs for cosmetics, farm vehicles, cellular technology, airplanes, outdoor sports, wine, food. You name it and it probably has a…