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Ukraine in New York City

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Cross Nelson, Staff Writer

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 most renowned works of art, but hidden in the shadow of these institutions are numerous other art...

A New Exhibit at The Guggenheim

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Cross Nelson, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has a team of visionary curators who continuously wow museum visitors with captivating art exhibitions and installations year after year. But this year, the curators decided that they wanted some assistance in curating an exhibition, and they passed their curatoria...

Reopening of the MOMA

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Cross Nelson, Staff Writer

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, $450 million dollar renovation that has made the modern museum even more modern. For de...

A New Exhibit at The Met

This photo is a set of gauntlets for Maxi- milian from 1499

Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

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 I was not that kind of king. Famous for his reputation as a fearless combatant and honorabl...

Mount Vernon Museum Entices Attendees with Murder Mystery

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Aryana Lee, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Halloween is just around the corner and many places have already begun to set the scene for the spookiest and most candy-filled holiday. Living in New York, it can be extremely difficult to find fun and safe activities to do for the holiday, especially while also living on a strict budget.  Many p...

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

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

Cross Nelson, Staff Writer

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 Clay Frick, a successful businessman and a passionate art collector that used his fortune to fill h...

Vija Celmins MET Exhibition Stuns New Yorkers

Vija Celmins MET Exhibition Stuns New Yorkers

Cross Nelson, Staff Writer

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 front of is of the ocean’s surface, a cropped section of a vast body of water, captured in black and...

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