For many, the title of ‘Artist’ comes with a mythology of mystique of and danger. This is not the case with most artists, but there are always a few causing a stir and perpetuating the myth. Here is a list of seven major artists who have been arrested for their work. Add Ai Wei Wei.


Peter Schulman ‘16

Architecture and cows are not two subjects usually paired together, but Ensemble Studio have managed to merge the two with “The Truffle” house. Created using hay bails, cement, and a cow, the small vacation home was created over the course of a year. I was impressed. Here’s a time lapse of its creation:

Peter Schulman ‘16

Going to be in New York City this summer? They check out the works of Martin Wong, an East village artist and collector of graffiti art. The exhibition, City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection features over 150 pieces through a variety of mediums. It will be on display at the Museum of the City of New York through August 24th.

Molly Donovan ‘16