Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art is a beautiful show featuring multiple artists, currently in D.C. at The Art Museum of the Americas, part of the Organization of American States. I’m hoping multitudes of people will visit the show, and after you go, let’s talk.
Or better yet, join SPACIOUS at our January SPACIOUS event which will be there, likely January 12 in the afternoon, featuring artist Mark Strandquist and his Write Home Soon project.
I can rant (I often do). Or I can tell a story (I do that when I remember how much more effective that is at making a point).
This show gets at several important issues, but it gets at them through humor, art, innovation and surprise. Here are some hints at the content, but let’s go together: