Sometimes, we just want to know the end of the story. Will I get the job, find love, arrive safely? For centuries, people have invented ways to attempt to see into the future or understand the unknown.
Blaine has taken on a variety of insane feats in his career, from hanging upside-down for 60 hours in New York's Central Park to freezing himself in a block of ice. But he's never done anything like this.
What is the role of painting today? The power of illusion in painting is magical but limited. Installation artists have the advantage of using their galleries as an element, or even the subject, of their work.
How can Makode Aj Linde talk and get awareness on an unspeakable issue except by a shocking visual which everyone can understand? The problem here is that the number of people who misunderstood his vision are far greater than those who got the message right.