Ceiling art project gives Triangle cancer patients a reason to look up | At the time when cancer patients may be feeling their most down, a Raleigh woman and a legion of volunteer artists are giving them reason to look up. Straight up. At the ceiling. Tapping into the growing “arts in medicine” movement, Healing Ceilings is replacing the cold white canopy of acoustic tile at Cancer Centers of North Carolina with seascapes, landscapes, floral and animal designs, one 2-foot square at a time.
This week in Art Speak, we look at one of the most influential movements of the 20th century. It sought to unite art, design and industry, provide a universal aesthetic, and give good design to everyone: Bauhaus.