Art Review from the Perspective of the Younger Generation

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Hunt Slonem’s artwork at the Nassau County Museum of Art

by Loris van Vlodrop

On February 22nd, 2019, I visited the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn and have one word to describe it with – exquisite. Each room had its own unique vibe and feeling; from joyful and intriguing to mysterious and exotic.

The guest co-curator of the museum, Debbie Wells, gave me a perfectly executed tour throughout the exhibition. There were such rare, fascinating pieces to be seen. I, as a 14 year old boy, usually can get fatigued at many exhibitions I go to; but at this one, I didn’t want to leave. There was work from Andy Warhol to Hunt Slonem. The name of the exhibition was Wild Kingdom. It had 100 years of animal art and more. My personal favorite part of the exhibition was Hunt Slonem’s creations. Exploring Hunt Slonem’s imagination was a captivating and fulfilling experience.

Not only was the artwork amazing, but the placement was too. Walking through the art exhibition was like a rollercoaster ride and I recommend it to people of all ages, including kids. It was an experience I will never forget.

About Loris van Vlodrop…
He is a 14 year old boy from New York who is starting to discover art. He has been surrounded by art his whole life and enjoys things such as soccer, traveling, good food, and anything that can get him to wonder. His mother, Maria van Vlodrop, is the Founder & CEO of MvVO ART, a New York based innovative art venture comprised of a team of advertising, art & technology professionals, dedicated to creating new opportunities for artists and art lovers.



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