May 06, 2014

Alison Kaufman: Amplified Stages

In other news, Real Art Ways was kind of in flux (with two main spaces presently in transition) but I wandered into the space that usually houses some smaller video type pieces, and burst out laughing with delight.

Alison Kaufman's "Amplified Stages", a re-creation of a DJ / Music Shop showroom, was so unexpected, so on the money, and so familiar from my many years of wandering into various music shops. I found myself looking carefully at the gear, the price tags and descriptions, the prices themselves, and remembering my own days of window shopping, tire kicking, dreaming.

Ms. Kaufman also has a piece called "Friday Nights at Guitar Center"which is particularly relevant to some of my rants and commentary about that store.


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