At The MASS MoCA Blog, intern Kathryn Amato interviews artist Mary Lum, whose work is featured in the current MASS MoCA exhibition, “Workers.” Our favorite quote from Lum? “Actually I don’t think of my collections as works of art. I just collect things.” The exhibit continues through March 15, 2012. In addition, Lum’s billboard piece, “Made with Pride by Terry Russell,” is on view on Route 8 through the end of August.
At Foss Forward, Sara Foss reports on her first visit to the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock and reviews the performance by the Head & the Heart.
At The Arts Whisperer, Bob Goepfert reports on one of the great simple joys of summer – soaking up a classical performance at SPAC from the lawn.
At The Rogovoy Report, Anna Rogovoy reviews the performance of Jonah Bokaer and 10,000 ping pong balls at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket. (The performance continues its run through Sunday.)
At All Over Albany, Danielle Furfaro surveys some of the bike paths around Nippertown.
And at The Los Angeles Times’ Culture Monster, Mike Boehm reports on the artwork of Seaton Brown, whose 144-square-foot portrait of Michael Jackson was recently sold to the company that operates the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums. Brown spent five solid weeks creating the larger-than-life portrait from 1,680 empty soda cans. The title of the artwork? “A Tribute to the King of Pop.” Now he’s working on a portrait of Pamela Anderson created with candy wrappers…