“One of the really hard things about climate change is that people struggle to imagine it, and imagine what it looks like,” said Corr. “Artists and art have the incredible ability to break down that barrier...That allows the public to interact in a very active way, to ask questions, to have emotive responses, to feel. And once they’re feeling, they’ll be more inclined to take action on behalf of the environment.”
"The work features actual recordings of the sounds and frequencies of melting and moving glaciers in a booth fitted with shards of mirror that evoked the shattering of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica, which just a few months before Expo Chicago was held, broke off into the Weddell Sea."
The Incapable Bassoonist, Afflicted with Constipation, A Know-It-All Quibbling Quipster Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
18th Century, Figurative Art, Sculpture, Human Figure, Figurative Sculpture, Face, Stone, Baroque, Grotesque, Germany
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