So…when you think of museums, do you think:
- cutting edge
No??? Then you are missing out on the new museum! Old fashioned museums remind me of static websites…one way, one-size fits all…while the new museum is a place to explore ideas, art and each other.
Where did I learn about this? At the Blanton Museum at the University of Texas at Austin. In the past 2 years I’ve gone from a person who valued museums to a person who LOVES museums. I went from laughing at most contemporary art, to realizing that art isn’t just about realistic representation. Art is about ideas!
All of a sudden the canvas in front of me became a game…what revolutionary ideas are waiting to be revealed in this work of art? What facets of myself will I discover if I pause to think and experience the colors and lines? What can I learn about you if we explore these ideas together?
So, have you discovered the new museum? Or do you think I’m insane?