Underwater sculptures both protect and become coral reefs

Silent evolution jason decaires taylor sculpture

It speaks to the power of art when a group of underwater sculptures becomes as popular as the original coral reefs it was meant to protect. A total of 500 permanent figures created by artist Jason deCaires Taylor are situated near Cancun, forming an underwater museum that recently opened an on-land visitor’s center to complement the attraction. Continue Reading


Forensic scientist builds portraits from fingerprints

John Dillinger

We usually think of fingerprints as clues to uncovering an identity — one that a perpetrator would rather remain hidden. New York artist and forensic scientist Jennifer Hannaford is playing on this theme with an interesting twist: She’s created mug shots of famous individuals, such as Frank Sinatra and John Dillinger, using her own inked fingerprints as the medium. Continue Reading