The outdoor market was bustling with local vendors; there was everything from adult snowcones to handcrafted jewelry. Theo, however, went straight for the pumpkins. “We haven’t carved one yet this year,” he said with a grin. “I think today should be the day.”
October 19th Drool
New York City, 1955
For better or for worse, visual art seems to be having a populist moment. On the “better” side of that opposition is the fact that more people are taking the time to think about and engage with art; on the “worse” side is that for a number of those people, engaging with art means using it as a backdrop.