"... if you decide to spend hours chasing your own little obsession -- whether that's folds of cloth or the flight of bumblebees or the sound of a 56k modem -- the odds are quite slim that somebody else will see it and be deeply touched by it. But what other choice do you have?"
Why game-inspired art still isn't any fun, and why fun matters.
"Won't museumgoers be unprepared, their historical imaginations too atrophied, to place themselves, even remotely, in the life of an 18th-century Chinese literati?"
"But Hronkin is another art student edging away from the safe embrace of an institution that's paid to give a shit, and her work also speaks to an acceptance of the artist's marginal place in an indifferent culture."
"Bernice Ficek-Swenson creates rituals and then worships their details."