A new exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art wants us to rethink the way we look at something all around us: glass.
“These are not decorations,” said Kathleen Goncherov, curator of contemporary art. “A lot of this work is very political. These pieces tell stories.”
She points to an elaborate, floor-ceiling chandelier by Chinese artist Song Dong.
“This is a take on a traditional Venetian chandelier, except it has surveillance cameras on it,” said Goncherov. “It’s called “Glass Big Brother.”