...is an entire pier off 52nd St. in Manhattan packed with art that, by and large, does not suck, all under ten thousand bucks. (Affordable is a relative term, obviously.) There's a woman who's doing old style Japanese woodcuts in homage to Hokusai. There's Steve Curry, who did the striking picture of the Afghan girl for Life
. There are funny little hanging things and enamelled bottle caps and animal trophy heads made out of plush fabric, and polished wood burls from Tennessee. A few things I wouldn't mind having though nothing I absolutely had to have. And considering how modern art has largely banished beauty
, that's a big plus.
Next year, Lisa should be a panelist there!