Art

Old Instrument, New Tune: Jamie Cornett’s Instrumental Lighting

Old Instrument, New Tune: Jamie Cornett’s Instrumental Lighting

According to Artist Jamie Cornett, there's an ongoing joke among musicians; when they get frustrated with practicing or tired of music in general, they say they're going to turn their instrument into a lamp. Jamie wasn't frustrated or fed up with music, but he was intrigued by the lamp idea...
Five Art Pieces That Will Fool You

Five Art Pieces That Will Fool You

For centuries artists have been attempting to fool the eye with life-like painting and sculptures. In ancient Greece contests were held between artists to see whose paintings were more realistic. One famous contest featured a painted curtain so convincing, a rival artist attempted to draw them back.
The Biggest Supporter of the Arts

The Biggest Supporter of the Arts

There was a time when Santa's elves had to work hard in the months before the holidays, stuffing dollies, carving rocking horses from wood, and assembling shiny new bicycles. It seems as though letters to Santa have changed a bit, and now those elves are placing orders to Apple for iPads and checking parental advisory warnings to see whether the latest video games are suitable for youngsters. Does any one out there still care about artisan made goods? ...