Studio 360: “Damaged homes are the focus of artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor’s show at New York’s James Cohan Gallery, called “Foreclosed.” A native of Las Vegas, one of the cities hit hardest by the mortgage crisis, Taylor snuck into empty houses in the region. Her pictures show the frustration and rage that homeowners took out on their repossessed houses. Kurt asks Taylor why she used the challenging medium of inlaid wood to recast quick images of vandalism.”
Many national retailers are in “lock-down” because of the recession, Sherer said, which means local retailers such as he are being courted more now, he believes. While it is possible that Sherer could have moved into Market Street without the recession, retail analysts maintain that opportunities for local independent retailers to get prime locations are exceptionally good now.