“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and people think art is in the eye of the beholder – well, no it isn’t.
Art is based on the intent of the artist.”
– Dustin Shuler
(in conversation with Robert Siegel, All Things Considered, NPR, August 14, 2007)
Whether claimed as a native son of Los Angeles – or his actual birthplace, Pittsburgh, PA, artist Dustin Shuler made an impact on our emotional world even as he demonstrated the impact our culture is making on our physical environment. And, whether you remember him for his “Auto Pelts” or his (Wayne’s World) “Spindle” in Chicago, we mourn the passing of a vibrant member of our arts community.
The following are a few links to recent articles that tell the story of a life and work to celebrate: