The Allure of Matter and Contemporary Chinese Art at LACMA

The Allure of Matter and Contemporary Chinese Art at LACMA

When most people think of material for sculptures, marble, bronze, clay and other traditional materials come to mind. However, a new exhibit of Chinese contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) shows the allure of using other matter in unusual artworks. Pieces constructed using human hair, cigarettes, melted plastic, and other […]

Aquarium Addition Educates on Fish and Foul

Aquarium Addition Educates on Fish and Foul

Public aquariums give visitors the opportunity to focus on sea creatures and plant life up close. The Aquarium of the Pacific’s new addition expands the focus to of fish to educate on the foul impact of mankind on ocean life. Whether or not one believes in global warming, timely topics  – population growth, overfishing, pollution, […]

Corning Museum of Glass, Netflix Competition Leave Viewers ‘Blown Away’

Corning Museum of Glass, Netflix Competition Leave Viewers ‘Blown Away’

Glassmaking has been around for 35 centuries. However, truly appreciating its evolution and artistic capabilities goes far beyond picking out a crystal pattern or buying a glass figurine. A visit to the Corning Museum of Glass in New York and watching “Blown Away,” a competition debuting in June on Netflix, leaves viewers aware of the […]