During my recent trip to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts I took this photo of modern food items treated somehow to make them sparkle:
I’m guessing this is a trenchant commentary on American consumerism. But I could be wrong–the artist might just enjoy making mayonnaise jars and cracker boxes sparkle. In either case I’m a bit baffled by why these objects are in a major art museum.
Seems to me you go to a museum like the MFA to view objects that you’ll want to view again and again. Like this happy, wise statue:
Or this famous Renoir (sorry for the tilty iPhone):
I don’t think I’m cut out to be an art critic.