In March of ’06 I traveled to Chicago for the National Art Education Convention. I arrived a couple of days early in order to visit the art centers and museums. At the Chicago Cultural Center there was an exhibit called “Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art.” The show featured conceptual works, by a group of artists, which included paintings, pop art, videos, mixed media, sculptures, found objects and installations.
acrylic on canvas, 5" x 5"
Obviously you’ve noticed the LOL symbol and the bright pop colors in this painting. I figured it summed up the personality of this show. It was a