This and That: Dan Lam and a Starbucks Tumbler

by Caleb Bell January 23, 2024

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed.

Today: Iridescent drips

A Sculpture of cascading iridescent drips stands in a gallery

Dan Lam, “A Subtle Alchemy,” 2021, metal, styrofoam, epoxy, automotive paint. On view in “Nasher Public: Dan Lam” in 2021. Photo: Kevin Todora

Read Caleb Bell’s conversation with Dan Lam here. Read Matthew Bourbon’s review of A Subtle Alchemy at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas here. Read a review of Lam’s 2016 exhibition at Fort Works Art here.

A violet and blue iridescent tumbler sits on a shelf

A tumbler seen recently at Starbucks



No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

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