At MASS MoCA. August 7, 2012Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature.
Tags: bargains, faux pas, grudges, Hudson's Antiques, Lewis Carroll, M. C. Escher, malaise, Mass MoCA, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams MA
A drive-by shooting at MASS MoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in our neighbor to the west, North Adams.
This sprawling complex was once the Sprague Electric manufacturing facility, and has been brilliantly re-purposed as the Bastard Progeny of M.C. Escher and Lewis Carroll. Visitors to this extraordinary venue should expect the unexpected, such as this resident installation in their front dooryard:
Years after first seeing these inverted maple trees, I still chuckle at them.
And woe to those who shop at the on-site Hudson’s Antiques, who may indeed go home with more than they bargained for:
Hey, the price is right…