Dylan Thomas

Kitties and cowboys


THE WEDGE — Kelly O’Brien’s exhibition of new sculptures and paintings at Soo Visual Arts Center comes with its own clowder of critics: small oil portraits of cats that seem to snarl and sneer at the work on the walls.

Are they appalled at O’Brien’s surprising use of common, garish materials, like Spandex and nylon, to evoke the bold strokes of Abstract Expressionism? Are they snottily resentful that freewheeling Internet culture is being dragged into an art gallery?


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