Like a giant snowball rolling downhill in a cartoon, installation artists work through accumulation. They pick up techniques from different disciplines (paint, fabric art, media art, sculpture) and acquire all sorts of junk in the way of materials--all toward bowling the viewer over in a holistic, immersive experience. So it is that painters now double as installation artists, and installation artists are sculptors, and the whole hot mixture that is the art world shrugs at the notion that anyone can be pinned down to just one... More >>>