Saturday, September 27, 2008

‘Second Lives’ at the Museum of Arts and Design

Images from a slideshow in NY Times - see the whole thing here.

"Sound Wave" (2007) by Jean Shin

A chandelier made out of recycled eyeglasses by Stuart Haygarth.

“My Back Pages” (2006-2008) by Paul Villinski

Roberta Smith writes:

In “Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary” at the new Museum of Arts and Design, masses of plastic utensils and combs, vinyl LPs, dangling eyeglasses, syringes, ladies’ pumps, pieces of crockery and spools of thread are marshaled into works of art or design, most of them derivative and gimmicky.

Read more about the show here.

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