Art critic and "Art in America" contributor Paul Laster has known many of the artists showing at SCAD Museum of Art for years. But that hasn’t stopped him from rediscovering them all over again during his third visit to Savannah College of Art and Design for deFINE ART.
Tag: Jason Middlebrook
By Tarana Mayes
The recyled materials artist Jason Middlebrook employed to bring his site-specific installation Submerged to SCAD Museum of Art - lumber salvaged by Southern Pine Company - remind him of his childhood home of Northern California, where majestic Redwoods soar. As high as those mega trees stand hangs the centerpiece of Submerged. Contrary to the exhibition’s title, though, Jason’s spectacular chandelier is the first piece to be hoisted up into the museum’s signature 86-foot tall steel and glass tower.