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Publication Date

2-1-2016

Description

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.

Keywords

institutional critique; collections; intervention; wcma; lexa and dan walsh

Publication Location

Williams College Museum of Art

City

Williamstown MA

Original Format

printed map

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The Art and Social Practice Archive materials are made available to the public under Creative Commons for personal, educational and non-commercial use within the parameters of "fair use" as defined under U.S. copyright law. No material will be reproduced, broadcast or distributed for commercial purposes.

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