This blog was created to allow casual conversations about the artwork that you have created and the artists who have influenced you. This will be an excellent place for you to display your art images and share your reactions. We can also share information about upcoming art events.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Playing on the pervasiveness of images of distruction and devastation in the news and in the hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting. On a hot afternoon in December 2011, artist Cai Guo-Qiang set off a series of explosions in the desert outside of Doha, Qatar. Plumes of black smoke made patterns against the stark blue sky, and a rainbow appeared over the landscape.