All posts by Abbie Miller
HIGH ART: Eternal stain elevates ‘Crime’
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Dostoyevsky’s writing does not necessarily conjure butterflies in my stomach when imagining it on stage. But I was fascinated, captivated and am still deconstructing moments from Off Square Theatre Company’s recent production of...
- Posted May 21, 2013
HIGH ART: ‘Amazing’ plays politics with animals
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – “Amazing Animals,” the latest exhibition at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, is a small but provocative curation of prints and paintings from the museum’s permanent collection. Featuring works from headliners John James Audubon...
- Posted May 7, 2013
HIGH ART: Talking contemporary with ‘Nic’ curator
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A slew of visual arts events in Jackson recently have highlighted contemporary art on the Western frontier. To conclude my series of musings on this topic I interviewed Lisa Hatchadoorian, former curator at the...
- Posted April 23, 2013
HIGH ART: New frontiers for Western contemporary art
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The past week presented a fruitful trifecta of art events all converging around a theme of new frontiers in Western and contemporary art. Semi-coordinated by a few art leaders in Jackson, including Meg...
- Posted April 9, 2013
HIGH ART: Show fuses Northwest contemporary scene
What is contemporary art? More specifically, what does contemporary art in the Northwest look like? This week, The Art Association addresses these questions in its Northwest Contemporary exhibition on display through April 21. In their book, “Contemporary...
- Posted March 26, 2013
HIGH ART: Music to the eyes
Life in Jackson is full and fast. The poetry of a single beautiful moment in our staggering landscape has been captured by many a photographer, amateur and pro. The power of those ephemeral moments to stun us...
- Posted March 12, 2013
HIGH ART: Curtis and Huelsmann emote at ITP
There is really only one thing that can temper the sadness of watching a portrayal of Ian Curtis’ life slip into chaotic blackness – warm cheese and cauliflower soup. This weekend the newest and most alternative art...
- Posted February 26, 2013
Karl Pace’s circular logic
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-As the evening sinks into a lull, a tremendous quiet space opens up to simultaneously widen and pinpoint all the fragmented ramblings in my mind. It is my brain trying to seize control, reclaim clean...
- Posted January 30, 2013
Knitting in the periphery
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The Knitting Project currently on display throughout Jackson until the end of winter, evolved from very specific aspirations. The first of which was to bring awareness to the elderly community of Jackson through the...
- Posted January 16, 2013
Volacious: Apt or fit to fly
Annie Weinert knows how bodies move. Hailing from Portland, Ore. via San Francisco and Chicago, Weinert, a professional hula-hoop and vertical dancer, has always been interested in movement. Last Saturday I went to the runway launch of...
- Posted January 2, 2013