Outside of Taos, New Mexico, you'll find a community of people living in off-grid homes made of garbage. The homes are called Earthships and were invented by Michael Reynolds. We went to Taos to check them out.
Kiyomi Iwata uses silk organza, metal, and kibiso to create sculptures that synthesize traditional Japanese aesthetics and forms with contemporary western art. Her installations explore the boundaries of East and West through absence and presence, void and volume. The work on exhibition at VisArts will include new pieces as well as sculpture spanning two decades of Iwata’s career, highlighting her sensitive and ever-evolving studio practice and experiments.
The work on exhibition at VisArts will span two decades of Iwata’s career, highlighting her sensitive and ever-evolving studio practice and experiments. For more information, visit kiyomiwata.com. This exhibition is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts Artworks Grant, the Windgate Charitable Trust, and Friends of Fiber Art International.
Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first appeared onscreen, we’re still learning from him. Today, i’d like to talk about the artistry (and the thinking) behind his gags. Press the CC button to see the names of the films.
Alexandre Desplat - Escape Concerto
Paul Simon - Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
Mark Mothersbaugh - Piranhas Are a Very Tricky Species
Mark Mothersbaugh - Bookstore Robbery
Alexandre Desplat - The Lutz Police Militia
English Chamber Orchestra - Playful Pizzicato
Alexandre Desplat - Kristofferson’s Theme
Devo - Gut Feeling