Governors Island: New Haunts for Art

          The Plot   Site-specific art has subjects. Content needs to be parsed. In the best examples, the artworks initiate a kind of dialogue between place and viewers, illuminating where we are. Dreary forms of personal expression are at least once removed. Furthermore, it gets art out of galleries, museums and penthouses.   What I have never said before is that site-specific art harkens back to a time before easel paintings and the tchotchkas and … [Read more...]