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‘Anxious’ 2012 Biennial Opens at deCordova Museum

Joe Zane, 2012 deCordova Biennial (Andrea Shea/WBUR)

The economy’s still in tatters, the country’s infrastructure’s collapsing, no job is safe, every college major except engineering is useless and we’re still spending millions of borrowed dollars a day on an unsustainable war. Good times. Auden wrote The Age of Anxiety in 1948; if he’s still out there somewhere, he might wondering how it’s possible for that title to still be so appropriate. The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, just outside Boston, has decided instead to embrace the fear and uncertainty; its just-opened 2012 Biennial takes anxiety as its root subject. (FULL ARTICLE: Andrea Shea, WBUR)