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Environment pollinates artist’s canvas

Posted: November 19, 2017 at 5 a.m.

Photo by Stephen Ironside, Courtesy 21c Museum Hotels "BuzzKill" is a site-specific art installation now on display at The Hive restaurant inside Bentonville's 21c Museum Hotel. Buzzkill - Johnston Foster

At first glance, the kudzu vines, honeycomb and giant bees spilling over the walls around The Hive -- the restaurant inside Bentonville's 21c Museum Hotel -- may seem like themed decor. However, closer inspection reveals curious objects and creatures that don't belong, imbuing the installation with mystery and even a sense of the macabre. The piece by Johnston Foster is titled "BuzzKill" and morphs The Hive itself into a work of art.

Photo by Stephen Ironside, Courtesy of 21c Museum Hotels "BuzzKill," by Nova Scotia-based artist Johnston Foster, uses larger-than-life environmental ...

FAQ

‘BuzzKill’

WHEN — On display for the foreseeable future

WHERE — The Hive, 21c Museum Hotel, Bentonville

COST — The museum is free and open to the public

INFO — 286-6500, 21cmuseumhotels.com/bentonville

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