Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
Washington culture tests ethics
Ethics reform is one of the prime issues lawmakers are grappling with in the opening weeks of the Democratically-controlled Congress. This comes after the conviction of former Republican Ohio Congressman Bob Ney on corruption charges.
That’s to say nothing of the conviction of another GOP House Member, the indictment of former House Majority Leader Tom Delay and the resignation of a Florida Congressman who sent creepy messages to teenage, House pages.
Many Americans belive crooked behavior is the norm in Washington. From Capitol Hill, Chad Pergram examines the allure of power in the capital and what makes politicians go wrong.