Visual Arts

TOKY Designs “Art Without Artists” Catalogue For Exhibition Co-Curated by John Foster

Very soon, a project that I have been involved in will come to fruition, with the September 27 opening of the exhibition Art Without Artists at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University. Almost a year of planning and curation has gone into this wide-ranging exhibit, with over 100 objects from my own collection on display and scores more from private collections across the country….

Revisiting the Florida Houses of Paul Rudolph

I recently attended a gallery talk at The Sheldon by Ken Tracy, Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University’s Graduate School of Architecture. On display through September 1, Made in the Shade: Paul Rudolph’s Florida Houses Revisited juxtaposes architect Paul Rudolph’s early 1950s residential work…

Artful Travels: Searching Out the Spiral Jetty

The Spiral Jetty is an earthwork sculpture constructed in 1970 by Robert Smithson. It’s located in the remote Rozel Bay on the north arm of Great Salt Lake in Utah. Even though this is one of the most unique works of art I’ve ever seen, I primarily remember it because of the adventure it was just to get there….