The world (some of the world) was rocked when Beyoncé released a laid back, fixed-camera video for her song 7/11. The casual style of footage made about 19 million people think “I’ve danced in my underwear in a hotel room. I might be Beyonce!” These people were wrong.
This post is part of an ongoing series that explores new interpretations of works within the IMA collection through creative writing. In the post below, author Joe Wadlington provides his interpretation of The Majesty Receives by William Holbrook Beard. After reading, visit the IMA’s online collection to learn about the artist’s intentions for the work.
Sometimes art just isn’t fun enough. Although, I’m a museum enthusiast in the greatest sense no one is immune to “museum fatigue.” Museum fatigue is that feeling of apathetic exhaustion behind your knees and between your temples. You get it somewhere after the entrance and before lunch right after reaching your tolerance of appreciating art. […]