While there are many conspiracies surrounding the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, can you positively say that you were shocked by the terrible events? Many believe that the attacks were an “inside job” and planned by the Bush Administration, while others believe the buildings were wired with explosives. 17
The Guggenheim Museum is facing a lot of flak lately. They reason behind this is because they are holding an exhibit with dogs. These dogs are faced towards each other and are running on a treadmill. Even though the museum states that it is intentionally challenging animal activist are not
He doesn’t care what you think. He doesn’t care if you agree. Maurizio Cattelan cares about highlighting the “contradictions at the core of today’s society” (Guggenheim). Cattelan, an Italian-born conceptual artist, has been loathed and loved for his controversial and at times, illegal pieces. He has showcased his artwork in
A few weeks ago, I watched “The Social Network” for the first time, not at all expecting the controversies and insanity that surrounded the creation and founding of one of the largest, if not the largest, social networking sites in the world: Facebook. Facebook, in and of itself, is an
In 1999, Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary gained controversy where it showed a black-descendant Virgin Mary surrounded in elephant feces and pornographic images in the background. New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani expressed outraged and threatened to cease funding of the Brooklyn Museum where the painting was being held.