Visual Richness in Contemporary Art,” on view at the Akron Art Museum

Codi Saxon

The process of presenting artwork in “salon style” originated in the 1660s at the yearly Royal Academy salon in Paris. So many operates were being incorporated in the exhibitions that they would have to be hung floor to ceiling. Bigger functions with the grandest topic subject would usually go greater up […]

The process of presenting artwork in “salon style” originated in the 1660s at the yearly Royal Academy salon in Paris. So many operates were being incorporated in the exhibitions that they would have to be hung floor to ceiling. Bigger functions with the grandest topic subject would usually go greater up the wall, when a lot more intimately sized parts would be put at a lessen peak. 

“More is More: Visual Richness in Up to date Art,” on see at the Akron Artwork Museum by means of March 27, is a presentation of exceptional artwork by more than 35 artists. The exhibit is hung mainly in a salon style with the 1 exception currently being a video piece shown in a different home. 

It’s a handsome show comprehensive of lots of engaging get the job done with 1 major flaw: Instead of standard labels or some kind of visible wall map, the museum selected to generate a significant textual content didactic that clarifies the curatorial strategies at the rear of the demonstrate and options a Brief Reaction, or QR, code (a device-readable optical label) at the bottom of the textual content. Patrons can scan the QR code with their phones to examine in larger depth about the performs and the artists who produced them.

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