Contemporary Art

Face Space

posted on Mar 4, 2021

I had to remind my students to use their “museum voices” and contain their excitement when we went to see Nix, a wacky collage by Tony Oursler. In a whole gallery of works on paper, it immediately drew their attention and enthusiasm! Oursler is perhaps best known for his wild video projection work featuring parts of faces (eyes, mouths, and sometimes noses) projected onto amorphous sculptures, buildings, water, or even billowing steam.

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