The Front Row

CAMH – The Spectacular of Vernacular

Curator Darsie Alexander guides us through The Spectacular of Vernacular, a collection of home-spun pieces by artists who have taken inspiration from everyday life, social ritual and even roadside kitsch. The exhibit is on view at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.


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Bob Stevenson talks with curator Darsie Alexander.

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Image, courtesy of CAMH:

Lari Pittman, “Untitled #30 (A Decorated Chronology of Insistence and Resignation),” 1994. Acrylic, enamel, and glitter on two wood panels. 83 x 160 in. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles.