The Laboratory Arts Collective

THIS WEEKS GUEST CURATOR IS SUSAN WILLIAMS

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Psychologist Susan Williams

HEAR

Up on the Roof sung by Laura Nyro

"Too impossible to pick one since my taste in music is broad, from Bach Cello Suites to Keith Jarret’s Koln Concert  anything Coltrane or Mingus to Richie Havens and Sakamoto for piano  and Laura Nyro is always a must."

READ

  American Originality  by Louise Gluck

American Originality by Louise Gluck

"Cannot say it’s my favorite, but currently reading American Originality by Louise Gluck.  Her essays are brilliant, insightful and concise."

SEE

  Untitled #10 , 2002 by Agnes Martin

Untitled #10, 2002 by Agnes Martin

"Again, I have to challenge the notion of favorite and move in the direction of what I am currently thinking about.  This past year I have been quite taken with all things Agnes Martin."

WATCH

Orlando directed by Sally Potter

"Orlando — the perfect confluence of a great author (Virginia Woolf), a great director (Sally Potter) and a great actor ( Tilda Swinton).  Visually stunning.  You cannot go wrong."

GO

  Yellow Span , 1968 by Helen Frankenthaler, printed by Donn H. Steward.

Yellow Span, 1968 by Helen Frankenthaler, printed by Donn H. Steward.

Helen Frankenthaler Prints:  The Romance of a New Medium at The Chicago Art Institute. Through September 3, 2018 

"Her dedication, precision, insistence on beauty and excellence sets the spirit soaring."

OBJECT

"A wall mala of carved walnut shells carved in the image of skulls by the late Lou Zeldis."

VISIT

"My home.  I don’t ever get enough time there."

SURPRISE

"Contrary to everything American culture tells me, I rather like being old.

SUSAN WILLIAMS