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Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection

Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection
March 16, 2020

Walking into the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, one sees walls of abstract art surrounding a dining table. At this table, there are place settings for 39 historical...

Ukraine in New York City

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A Visit to Manhattan's Ukraine Museum
February 18, 2020

When you think of New York art museums the first ones to come to mind are most likely the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the MoMA, or the Guggenheim. These Museum Mile icons are home to some of the world’s...

Reopening of the MOMA

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A Renovation Making the MOMA Even More Modern
December 7, 2019

On the brink of a new decade in history, the Museum of Modern Art has just reopened its doors to reveal a renovation fit for a modern age. In June of this year, the MoMA closed its doors and began a five-month-long,...

A New Exhibit at The Met

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A Review of the Last Knight Exhibit at The Met
December 7, 2019

When most people think of a medieval European king, they probably picture something along the lines of Henry VIII of England: a portly man in frilly clothing, who rarely leaves his castle. However, Maximilian...

Reveal of the Next Met Gala Theme

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About Time: Fashion and Duration
December 7, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute has been bathed in the luscious pink of Camp: Notes on Fashion for the past five months. The Met Gala this past May churned out some of the best looks...

Hewitt Gallery showcases new exhibit: GO FIGURE: The Female Gaze

Hewitt Gallery showcases new exhibit: GO FIGURE: The Female Gaze
November 11, 2019

It is no strange fact that Marymount Manhattan is dedicated to the arts. Over half of the majors offered here are art-based majors, covering the whole spectrum of art-related career niches. However, in...

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti
Is Graffiti Vandalism or Freedom of Expression?
November 2, 2019

Graffiti is an artistic concept that is constantly being scrutinized by neighborhoods and businesses. While many people consider it vandalism by law, others consider it a form of artistic expression...

EDMUND DE WAAL EXHIBITS NEW ART: THE POWER OF ART IN CONVERSATION

EDMUND DE WAAL EXHIBITS NEW ART: THE POWER OF ART IN CONVERSATION
A review of Edmund de Waal’s exhibition at the Frick Collection, “Elective Affinities”
November 2, 2019

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side sits a manor house turned museum that reminds visitors of a Manhattan lost to history. Built in 1912, the Frick Collection served as a family home to Industrialist Henry...

Vija Celmins MET Exhibition Stuns New Yorkers

Vija Celmins MET Exhibition Stuns New Yorkers
November 2, 2019

Walking into the fifth-floor gallery at the Met Breuer and coming face to face with a work by Vija Celmins, you may think that you are viewing the work of a photographer. The image you are standing in...

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