Father Moose tell me a story, born on April 2013 during KidsRoomZOOM 2013 at Milan Fuorisalone, has finally found a permanent home in the wonderful kids area of the Valvassori Peroni Civic Library of Milan.
They feed him every day with fresh vegetables and treat him very kindly.
He's so happy to live at last among books and kids who will love him tenderly and enjoy his protection.
Thanks to all the staff of the library for their warm and enthusiastic welcome.
How do you explain to your child why a flower of a certain colour, arranged in a certain way, in a vase of a certain shape is beautiful? He who says this is not Contemporary Art is right; because contemporary art has quit taking care of Beauty a long time ago. So do not soil the value of this experience by telling your children that this is a work of Art. Tell them rather that it is an aesthetic experience and that the word Art, the way they normally hear it being used, is not a prerogative of us Westerners. Other cultures have used the same word for centuries, to indicate an aesthetic gesture that goes straight to the heart, away from the space of criticism and far beyond the obsession of Meaning....