Tag Archives: Park McArthur

A Progressive Present

You have to head on down to Through This Lens in Durham kinda quick to catch this show as it ends this weekend.  But the trek is worth it.   A recent addition to the art blog’s very own contributor list, artist Park McArthur is the driving force behind Presence is Progress, a community based art [...]

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Presence Is Progress – A Community-based Public Art Project

Remember “Happenings?” Probably not; unless you are an aging baby boomer like me.  “Happening” was a term coined by writer/artist Allan Kaprow in the late 1950s to describe a performance or other art activity, which emphasized a collaborative relationship between the artist/performer and the audience.  Although these events were carefully planned, spontaneity and unpredictability ensued, [...]

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