Current mood, Jackson Pollock, Untitled_1951.
In a desperate attempt to burn off the heaps of delicious holiday food consumed in a matter of days, I took to the road, running down to the Hirshhorn Museum to take a stroll through Days of Endless Time. The show, a collection of 14 video installations spanning the circular gallery in a funhouse-type fashion is open through April 6, 2015. The group of artists mediating of the constant rush of our lives, providing moments of escape, nature and solitude. It's one of the most interesting and transportive exhibitions at the Hirshhorn since Doug Aitken's SONG 1 which wrapped the entire exterior right on the national mall in a repeating video installation. Particularly enthralled with David Claerbout's “Travel”, 1996–2013 (below).
It's been a whirlwind of a fall. Looking ahead to the future, and the many exciting things that lay ahead. I took two trips to Seattle this fall, that city has stuck with me. The weather, the ruggedness, now that's a city of once pioneers. People are nice. People are smart. Oh, and the food! What a scene. Twice is not enough.
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