As we gathered around our Visual Arts TRaC instructor, Anna Mecugni, in the gallery on the 5th floor of the Museum of Art and Design (the MAD Museum), I let my eyes wander around to take in all the crazy things in the gallery and I looked above me….
What was right on top of me made my eyes widen with awe. I didn’t realize it when I walked in, but this chandelier that was hanging on top of us was actually a piece of art!
Trinity, created by Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth, is a chandelier decorated with strings of colorful pills and blood red drops of Swarovski crystals dripping out of the many needles. Each needle took the place of a giant crystal that would be on a normal chandelier. (For a moment, I felt as if the needles would drop onto our heads.) [Read more…]