Friday, June 21, 2013

Everything is going to be alright

My favorite work of art I saw in New York City was Guido van der Werve's everything is going to be alright.
Like the somewhat over-employed metaphor of Walter Benjamin’s angel of history, propelled into the future as it looks back at the ruins of the past, our man at the front (the artist himself) is a paradoxical figure of fearlessness.
You can read more about it here and watch a 30 second excerpt here