Category Archives: Plato’s Cave

A few weeks ago my friend and OSU colleague Erica Levin told me about Juan Downey’s 1973 video installation Plato Now, which was re-staged in 2012 during the inaugural program at the Tanks in the Tate Modern. The Chilean artist had moved to New York in 1969 and first performed this work at Circuit: A […]

While I am not there to see them for myself, I am proud to report that George Segal’s sculpture Circus Acrobats (1988) have now been installed in the Ohio Union at Ohio State University. Thanks to this generous gift to the university from The George and Helen Segal Foundation, generations of OSU students can now […]

I promise that I will eventually return to the Riotous Baroque, but for now I want to make a plug for the exhibition that I am curating at the Ohio State Urban Arts Space, which runs from August 6th to September 12th. The exhibition is called Plato’s Cave-Segal’s Studio and is a creative juxtaposition between […]