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One can make art out of anything; one can make art mean anything. Architecture’s Nobel is called the Pritzger prize. This year the prize goes to Shigeru Ban who created houses for people in crises; he created houses for Japan’s earthquake victims or a temporary studio out of improbable material as beer cans, cardboard and paper!

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2014/04/how-cardboard-tube-inspired-cathedral-and-other-happy-accidents-architecture

Matisse’s Snail

Here’s how a dying artist creates a new way to art full of optimism and life:

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303532704579481331026487664?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303532704579481331026487664.html

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