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Category Archives: Exhibits

The Best Lions in the History of Art

I went to National Gallery of Art in D.C. Painted by Peter Paul Rubens in 1615, Daniel in the Lions’ Den strikes my eyes as a realistic image of lions’ motion and Daniel’s facial expression. Measuring approximately 88 inches by 130 inches and painted with oil on canvas overwhelms my soul. The theme of Daniel […]

D.I.Y Art

Artists hope to reach an audience, but now they are doing that literally. Interactive art pulls spectators right into the work to become participants. In Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ “Untitled,” the viewer is invited to take pieces of wrapped candies that are arranged on the ground. For the artist, the piece is symbolic of his friends that […]

“Cartoon” Furniture

The New York Gallery Chamber recently unveiled their newest exhibit, Domestic Appeal. Juan Garcia Mosqueda, the founder, was not present for the opening because he was denied entry into the U.S. Domestic Appeal is one of the four exhibitions curated by Matylda Krzykowski and was influenced by Richard Hamilton’s 1956 work, “Just what is it […]

Meeting Mr. Okamura

The day I met Tim Okamura was nothing less than amazing. I was in NY for an Art Bus trip with some ex friends; On my way to the MET, I met Carly Chaikin who plays as Elliot’s sister on the show Mr. Robot, and it took me all day to get over the excitement […]

Designer Transforms Found DNA Into 3-D Portraits

Every day you leave behind bits of information that disclose private details about you. You must choose to protect your privacy. Designer Heather Dewey-Hagborg merges visual technology and science to consider the potential for a culture of genetic surveillance. In her project Stranger Visions, she collects abandoned genetic material that is ripe for the picking, […]

What the Duck?

What came first? The duck or the egg? Well, imagine waking up one day to see a larger than life-size sculpture of a bright yellow “rubber duck” in front of you. You might be wondering, how am I supposed to react to this unordinary gigantic yet ordinary object? The history and public appearance of these […]

We The Sheeple

Wake up, people! Have you herd, we are about to nominate our 45th president of the United States of America. Do you care? No, seriously. Do you? The designer for this poster obviously does. http://www.aiga.org/general/gotv-detail/?entryId=13646 Your voting participation, or lack thereof, implicated by this poster’s visual rhetoric attempts to define how you give to society […]

Light Art Master: Dan Falvin

Dan Flavin was an American Minimalist artist famous for creating sculptural objects and installations from commercially available fluorescent light fixtures. The relationship between the light, the shadow and the space that he has created has gone beyond the tube itself. The interesting thing is all his works don’t have names, but he named after his […]

Black & White Spring

  I went to a photography exhibit last Saturday in Washington D.C. for one of my other classes. Alexander, or Sasha, Vasiljev has an exhibit up in Washington Studio School called “Spring in Black and White” in which he has photographed pictures of flowers in black and white. On his main website, the exhibition’s description […]

Be There or Be Square

The 2014 DC Design Week is coming up next month from Saturday, October 19 to Saturday, October 25 in and around Washington! I’ve never been to any AIGA DC events ever since I’m still relatively new to the whole “design” world; however, I plan on making my first trip to at least one of the […]