2 collage artists offer an intriguing take on human affairs
Thursday, February 19, 2009
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When journalists tell us about the world, it’s “just the facts, ma’am” — quick observations that are tightly focused. When artists look at human affairs, there are no limits. And then there’s the viewer, who introduces yet another dimension, as the art is absorbed and interpreted in a process that is unfathomable and deeply personal. So it is with “The Oatman-Lail NewsHour,” a potent and penetrating commentary by Michael Oatman and Thomas Lail at Hudson Valley Community College’s impressive 2,000-square-foot art gallery...