Artist of the Day- Cai Guo Qiang

This Chinese artist makes paintings from fireworks! No Really. In a video I watched at Dartmouth's Hood Museum a couple years ago Qiang carefully laid out small firecrackers on a canvas and then lit them up! It was surprising to me the amount of control he had over the marks made by the small explosions. He's gone on to do other pieces in different mediums. I'll get back to him.