Rice University
Rice Magazine| The Magazine of Rice University | No. 3 | 2009

Arts:

Villinski

Villinski
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When New York artist Paul Villinski was preparing for a 2006 exhibition in post-Katrina New Orleans, he wanted to immerse himself in the city and its culture while he created work in response to the devastation. But making art requires space and a host of accoutrements, all of which were in short supply in New Orleans at the time, so Villinski decided to bring his studio and living quarters with him.

Venue for Art
A Venue for Art
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Building on its commitment to incorporate art into its landscape and interior public spaces as part of Rice’s Vision for the Second Century and the Centennial Campaign, Rice has appointed Molly Hubbard as university art director.
Sky Space
Sky Space
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Over the last eight years, artist Michael A. Salter has collected more than 300 oddball logos, absurd pictograms and bizarre product images. He also scavenges consumer leftovers — in particular, Styrofoam formed to protect electronics.