• Richard Haas

    Aspen Art Museum

    To a summit high in the Rockies they ascend with halting gait each summer solstice, the veteran druids of the International Design Conference in Aspen, rallying once again to release the stale verities of Good Design into the pure Colorado air. The choice of Richard Haas as token artist to illustrate the theme of this year’s conference—“Illusion is Truth: Perception as the Basis for Design”—appeared a typically literal-minded instance of Aspen’s traditional policy not to overtax the mental stamina of the senior conferees. However, this small exhibition of Haas’ work (models, maquettes, and

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