July 12, 2004

Finding art.

There was this leaden discovery, an attempt at political commentary in a window on Madison's east side:

Political art is almost surely going to be bad art. I don't think this is political, though:

That's a bit horrendous, but I'll bet it makes kids happy, so I'm going to approve. What gave me pleasure were some things that came in the form of paint that were not meant as art:

And I deplore graffiti, but I couldn't help admiring the color and juiciness of this painterly calligraphy:

And I loved the images created outside the humanities building where art students overshot their spray painting:

I guess the art students found it amusing too:

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