Victor Vasarely’s Laika, in this iteration of Up Close & In Motion at Rodman, spurs a few thoughts and considerations about art and politics.
An examination, looking backwards and forwards, of Up Close and In Motion; a year long exploration of the collection of Rodman Hall Art Centre.
Up Close & In Motion invites repeat visits and consideration of the works and how they engaged with each other. I offer one place to stand when interacting with the current offerings of this ongoing curatorial selection from Rodman’s permanent collection.
Dennis Tourbin’s October Fragments (from Up Close & In Motion) is a work that offers both historical and regional commentary on what, to some, is history and others still understand as a lesson for contemporary times.