Appleson's latest work is the haunting result of a trip across Mexico. An apparently sleeping pig lying on the matted dust, tethered to a wooden post; a pile of eggs smashed on the lunar-like desertscape; a littering of broken palms these are just a few examples of the simple fodder he takes to such affecting heights.
The exhibit opens tonight with a 6 p.m. reception at the MCA, 1485 Delgany Street; tickets are $10 general admission, $5 for students and seniors, and free for museum members. For more information, call 303-298-7554 or go to www.mcartdenver.org.
April 29-Aug. 10, 2008