Studio 360

How Do You Draw Dark Matter?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

An artist and an astrophysicist put their heads together to imagine how dark matter — the invisible stuff holding the universe together — would look if we could see it.



The New School Unveils Restored Camilo Egas Mural

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

After six years of planning and restoration, “Ecuadorian Festival” created by the artist and educator Camilo Egas in 1932, has been unveiled at The New School’s Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.



'UrbanCanvas' Turns Construction Sites into Works of Art

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Eight artists are vying for the opportunity to transform New York City's eyesores into artwork.

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Transportation Nation

LA's Famed Freeway Murals May Become Graffiti, Vinyl

Monday, August 09, 2010

Courtesy: Ruth Wallach, USC Libraries

The misery of driving on LA's freeways is well known.  At times, the traffic isn't even the worst part -- it's the smog, the scenery, the utter lack of anything else to look at, besides the bumper of the car in front of you.  Sadly, this is about to get worse.

After fighting an onslaught of graffiti for years, California's Department of Transportation says it can no longer restore and maintain LA's famous freeway murals.  Started with CalTrans' permission around the 1984 Olympics, the murals have been a point of artistic pride, Chicano identity and the cultural landscape of LA.  Now, at best, some will be turned into vinyl banners. -- Collin Campbell, TN

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