Check your literal-mindedness at the door. “Reading Room: Intersections Between Art & Writing,” a group show organized by Becky Huff Hunter for Little Berlin, reveals itself slowly. Eventually, though, the boundaries between the two mediums of expression begin to blur — and fascinatingly so. Artists can be strikingly original writers and vice versa. If you remember the Narrative Art movement that grew out of Conceptual Art and had its heyday in the 1970s — and counted William Wegman, Bill Beckley, and Peter Hutchinson among its ranks of storytelling artists — you’re a step ahead of the game.
Read more at the Philadelphia Inquirer, review by Edie Newhall published 22 July, 2012.