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Both Sides Now is a first-time creative collaboration by my brother, Dan Walsh, a minimalist abstract painter, and me, a socially engaged artist. We have come together to merge our practices around a shared interest in spectacle, perception, and encounters among objects and people. The result is a series of interactive sculptural stations—nodding to Rome’s Circus Maximus—which encourages new investigations and responses to WCMA’s collection.
In the adjacent gallery we address our differing theories of contemporary art head-on through a series of oversized stitch samplers featuring the our ongoing, and at times contentious, call-and-response dialogue.
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institutional critique; collections; intervention; wcma; lexa and dan walsh
Williams College Museum of Art
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Walsh, Lexa and Walsh, Dan, "Both Sides Now" (2016). Both Sides Now. 1.