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Curator Darsie Alexander guides us through The Spectacular of Vernacular, a collection of home-spun pieces by artists who have taken inspiration from everyday life, social ritual and even roadside kitsch. The exhibit is on view at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
Bob Stevenson talks with curator Darsie Alexander.
Image, courtesy of CAMH:
Lari Pittman, "Untitled #30 (A Decorated Chronology of Insistence and Resignation)," 1994. Acrylic, enamel, and glitter on two wood panels. 83 x 160 in. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles.