What is the point of MOOT? The Museum of Ordinary Things was established as a way to explore the profundity found in our every day surroundings. Where one person may simply see an empty coffee cup, an artist sees a commentary on man and his surroundings. If one cannot find deeper meaning in such ordinary things, then the point is moot.
– Mikhal Von Clampett, III, esq., director, Museum of Ordinary Things
As Seneca stated, “All art is an imitation of nature.” Yet we must recognize it in order to understand the nature of what affects us. When an artist creates work, he is allowing us into his perception and understanding of the world. The art is his explanation. It is up to us to listen.
– Allegra Tennyson, Ph.D., curator, Museum of Ordinary Things