Isle artists rise to the occasion

Isle artists rise to the occasion

There are 4 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Apr 6, 2008, titled Isle artists rise to the occasion. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

The Honolulu Academy of Arts move earlier this year to transform its annual "Artists of Hawaii" showcase into a more rigorous biennial exhibition met with some grumbling in the arts community and questions ...

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artist of hawaii

San Diego, CA

#1 Apr 6, 2008
why is a fashion editor writing about art?

Winchester, KY

#2 Apr 6, 2008
Does it matter if she knows her stuff?

Kapolei, HI

#3 Apr 7, 2008
Great review Nadine. I agree...the show is visually pleasing, and high in quality—but rather derivative. You cite Zebzda's debt to pop art. Other pieces brought to mind David Hockney and Chakaia Booker. Does skilled execution trump originality?
ps: Nadine is an accomplished features writer who can turn her eye to a lot more than fashion.

Honolulu, HI

#4 Apr 7, 2008
Bob wrote:
Does it matter if she knows her stuff?
I didn't say that right.

It should have been: Does it matter that she's a fashion editor if she knows her stuff about fine arts?

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