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September 24, 2019


In 2000, there was an exhibition called ‘Helena’ created by Marco Evaristti. This exhibition put ten functioning blenders on the table, and each blender containing a live goldfish. The blenders were plugged in and if anyone press the yellow button, the goldfish will d...

September 14, 2019


In the year 2017,  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City released several art pieces in an exhibit called, “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World.” Made by Alexander Monroe, the Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art, along with Hou Hanru and Phillip...

November 30, 2018


 

In a lot of ways, art is meant to provoke the audience, to call attention to underlying issues, and to blur the line between the socially acceptable and the socially condemnable. However, there are many instances in which the artist takes extremist measures in the de...

November 30, 2018

Sun Yuan and Peng Yu’s video, “Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other,” was scheduled to be displayed at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in October 2017. The seven minute video depicts eight American pit bulls harnessed to eight treadmills. The treadmills are operating at...

April 3, 2018

The Guggenheim Museum is facing a lot of flak lately. They reason behind this is because they are holding an exhibit with dogs. These dogs are faced towards each other and are running on a treadmill. Even though the museum states that it is intentionally challenging an...

October 18, 2017

They’re so majestic, so smooth, so elegant. They are the masters of their medium, moving at remarkable speed, propelling themselves through the air, entertaining their audiences. The bond between these performers and their trainers can’t be described in words. If you h...

July 28, 2016

Banksy is a well known, elusive artist, known for his artistic pranks. He travels to random, well-known areas to display (basically vandalize) his art in grandiose fashions. For example, he would paint beautiful murals in areas without permission, but since they're so...

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