If a truck jumped the curb at Dallas City Hall and rammed into the Henry Moore sculpture, should your Aunt Linda then opportunistically petition to have it destroyed rather than restored, just because it doesn’t meet her definition of art? Of course not.
In some ways the late closing date of this group show elongates the casualness of summer, which I appreciate. Summer in Texas should officially last until around September 27th. It could be our consolation for enduring the pitiless heat.
Boom Town whispered, “Here we are, look what we are capable of.” On the last day, when the roar of POST COMMUNIQUÉ and the Dallas VideoFest had lessened, the works in Boom Town were given the chance to scream this message out loud.