This two-part series asks tough questions and searches for historical context for recent controversies over public art.
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Artist and professor Craig Dongoski offers his top five for this week’s Our Front Porch.
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Whimsy started creeping into design a few years prior to the 1985 terminus a quo of the survey exhibition European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century, which R. Craig Miller curated for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, and Kingston University, London.
10/20/08 Man Ray: Rayograph vs. Photogram
Although commonly dubbed as the photogram today, there’s a pleasant science-fiction flavor to Man Ray‘s original coinage, the Rayograph. It’s basically a photograph, although one created without the use of a camera. A Rayograph is created by placing objects directly onto a chemically “sensitized” surface and then exposing them to light.