ArtNews Magazine: July 1, 2014

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE DEER-HUNTING, PIG-FARMING, MUSHROOM-FORAGING HICKSTER ARTISTS OF THE CATSKILLS

As Akira Ohiso, a neighbor who until recently ran an arts magazine called Green Door, explained, “people come up here to opt out of the mainstream, to find space to roam and do whatever you want. That’s the frontier, and it’s a tough go, but it’s not about hiding out; it’s about searching for something, and out of this desolate environment springs all these amazing creative things that are about the beauty of a brief experience, about something that is alive.”

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