We were exploring the Lincoln Park Zoo just the other day and noticed some miniature plastic dinosaurs in the conservatory that reminded us of Banksy’s piece in the West Loop. It’s surprising to all of a sudden come across plastic toys in a conservatory, but also just as interesting when used in street art. They’re just small details, but in art, it’s the small details that make a piece that much more spectacular. The use of small components shows consideration of the whole, careful thought, and attention to detail.
I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room. – Ray Bradbury
Trying to find a new way to look at art can be challenging. Sometimes one must just admire it and try not to think too much about it- just take it in and let it be whatever it needs to be for you. Thinking often gets in the way. Let the art speak for itself.
Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It is self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things. -Ray Bradbury