A paper cutout work by a tenth grader named Joe (left), currently on view in the Education Exhibition Hallway, has us thinking about Reed Anderson’s Midnight Peacock Music, 2006 (right), which was just on view in DECADE: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012.

RIGHT IMAGE: Reed Anderson (American, born 1969). Midnight Peacock Music, 2006. Acrylic on cut paper, 107 1/8 x 99 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches (272.1 x 252.1 x 7 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery. James S. Ely Fund, 2010. © 2006 Reed Anderson.