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Dual art show compares, contrasts isles with mainland

By David A.M. Goldberg
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 17, 2013

~~<p>In 2007, visiting artist Paul Morrison painted a botanically themed mural above the reflecting pool at what was then The Contemporary Museum. Called &quot;Gamodeme&quot; after a scientific term for an isolated breeding community, the critique inherent in the title has outlasted its physical presence.</p>
<p>Morrison left us a lasting model of our art production system: It is indeed isolated, though certainly not quarantined. And though it sustains itself in an insular fashion, it is nevertheless stable.</p>
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In 2007, visiting artist Paul Morrison painted a botanically themed mural above the reflecting pool at what was then The Contemporary Museum. Called "Gamodeme" after a scientific term for an isolated breeding community, the critique inherent in the title has outlasted its physical presence.

Morrison left us a lasting model of our art production system: It is indeed isolated, though certainly not quarantined. And though it sustains itself in an insular fashion, it is nevertheless stable. Login for more...



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