Sunday, November 7, 2010

Tony Fitzpatrick on Art, New Orleans, Creativity and the Meaning of Community

November Moth--Click to Enlarge
"...Two years ago I made several moth pieces for my installation in Prospect.1 New Orleans, the inaugural New Orleans Biennial. It was an experience that fairly changed my life--kind of a Road to Damascus revelation. I like to think that I reclaimed my purpose as an artist there--the opening night of the installation for Prospect.1 was the best night of my life as an artist. My exhibition was hung in a defunct (or so we thought) funeral home in the Treme..." More>>