Makin’ Biscuits

… not makin biscuits…

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by cartoonmonkey- go here for more and gooder

Below: public art by Norm Magnussen- The I-75 Project

About the project, Magnusson writes:
…unlike most artworks on social or political themes, these markers don’t merely speak to the small group of viewers that seek out such work in galleries and museums; instead, they gently insert themselves into the public realm.  ”Are they real?” is a question viewers frequently ask, meaning “are they state-sponsored?”  I love this confusion and hope to slip a message in while people are mulling it over.
These markers are just the kind of public art I really enjoy: gently assertive and non-confrontational, firmly thought-provoking and pretty to look at and just a little bit subversive.
Don Waisanen, in his article here, concludes:
That the project is as much about the use of wide-open public spaces as it is about the carefully crafted messages speaks volumes about how innovation may best work in our age. With so little room to communicate messages of social conscience in our message-dense environment, these signs are apt demonstrations of how to pick and choose a context for sociological critique.

below- poet Diane Wakoski-

“I have had to learn to live with my face”

Bye bye for now, stay happy (unless that’s not on your list today).

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