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"Mystic eye" paper dress Harry Gordon 1968 In March 1966, Scott Paper Company (now Kimberly-Clark) introduced a disposable paper dress called the "Paper Caper" as a promotional tool. Available via mail-order for 1 and a quarter dollars. The sleeveless, A-line mini dress was available in two patterns: red bandana print or black and white Op-Art print. see ad here: blog.fidmmuseum.o...

FIDM Museum Blog: September 2009

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On the September 15, 2005 edition of The New York Times, Fred Tomaselli alters the disturbing front page image of bomb victims in Baghdad, drawing over the photograph with a colorful flower pattern. The swirling vines, reminiscent of traditional Islamic arabesques, distract from the horror of the subject, a suicide bombing that killed nearly 150 people in Iraq.

"Igloo" by Colombian artist Miler Lagos is a 9-foot domed sculpture composed of layers of books. The outer white shell consists of the books’ paper pages, while the inside reveals colorful bindings from a selection of foreign language dictionaries, medical reference series, geographical studies, and psychology volumes, all laid like bricks in a cylindrical shape.