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Klimt Landscapes, a new exhibition at the Neue Galerie, delves into a less known aspect of Klimts works, his landscapes.

Beneath the Brushstrokes: Unveiling the Man Behind ‘Klimt Landscapes’

Allegra Lief, Staff Reporter April 14, 2024

The Austrian artist and the “premier painter of woman” Gustav Klimt had a unique fondness for the Austrian countryside. Beginning in the 1890s, he spent his summers vacationing off the coast of the...

Here is ‘Girl In Pink Dress,’ a painting by Laura Wheeler Waring. This painting portrays a young woman looking off into the distance in a beautiful and elegant dress. Laura Waring typically chose to narrow in on individual members of the community for her paintings, instead of groups of people.

‘The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism’ at the MET: A Review

Anayah Hogue, Staff Reporter April 14, 2024

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s was a defining era of American history, instilling a profound influence that forever changed contemporary culture. Its impacts extended beyond a mere celebration...

From the dazzling outfits, to the incredible performances, the 2024 Grammy’s was certainly an event to remember. (Photo by Samuel Ramos on Unsplash)

The 2024 Grammys: A Breakdown of the Music Industry Award Show

Sarah Rubinstein, Staff Reporter April 9, 2024

On February 4th 2024, the 66th annual Grammy Awards show aired on television. Although the Grammy’s never fail to impress, this year in particular had quite a few special performances with a little something...

Girl with the Balloon, one of Banksy’s most popular artworks, reveals his brilliance as an artist. (Photo Credit: Maxim Kotov / Unsplash)

Banksy Unveiled: Exploring the Work and Life of the Mysterious Artist

Jinha Yoo, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

In the 1980s, Barton Hill district of Bristol was a tough part of town. The town was predominantly white, working-class, deserted, and unwelcoming to strangers. So when Banksy, who came from the upper...

Puer, oil (April 1960). Reprinted by permission of Foundation Birkhäuser-Oeri, Peter Birkhäuser.

Peter Birkhäuser: The Dream Artist Who Knew Individuation

Rajin Tahsan, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

Born in 1911, Peter Birkhäuser was a Swiss visionary painter whose vast portfolio of artistic work unmask the uncanny otherness of the unconscious psyche. Early in life, his childhood was overshadowed...

Today, the DJI pocket 2 sells for $279 on the DJI website.

A Small Camera for the Small Moments: A DJI Pocket 2 Review

Yasmine Salha, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

This is corny, but the famed American journalist Joan Didion is the reason I dropped $200 on a pocket-sized, gimbal-stabilized, handheld camera on Ebay.  More specifically, I was attracted to an essay...

Snow White, created in 1937, was one of the first full length animated movies ever made, and the film made Walt Disney the household name he is today. Still a popular movie today, Snow White is one of the first examples of classic animation that many people admire. (Image Credit: Walt Disney, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Are Newer Animated Movies Really That Bad?

Nehla Chowdhury, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

For many people, animated movies are a source of nostalgia. We grew up watching them, cuddled on our couches as the sky darkened outside. The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and so many...

Sofia Coppola is the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola, famous for The Godfather trilogy. But she has been able to carve her own name and identity as a director separate from her father. (Photo Credit: Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Womanhood Through the Lens of Sofia Coppola

Faizunnesa Mahzabin, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

Marie Antionette’s legacy has been synonymous with tyranny. In many ways, she is a physical manifestation of everything that was wrong with the French ruling class pre-Revolution. Her political reputation...

“Young readers especially like to escape reality and slip into a fantasy world. It’s easier to read about people doing amazing things like casting spells and riding dragons that about people doing mundane things like going to school. Kids already know that life. It’s nice to pretend you are someone else once in a while, said Rick Riordan. (Photo Credit: Andreas Rasmussen / Unsplash)

Exploring the Cinematic Odyssey: Unraveling the Latest ‘Percy Jackson’ Series

Ruby Moran, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

Look, I didn’t expect this franchise to become such a big part of my life.   Mr. Scott, my third grade teacher, carried a box of books into the classroom one morning and one by one called a few...

‘Double Rose’ (1978) by Miriam Schapiro was made to reflect the elements of the kimono and the fan, although Schapiro changed the meaning from what it would usually be seen as flirtatious frivolousness to a feminist symbol.

‘Making Their Mark’: A Monumental Showcase of Women Artists’ Legacy and Innovation

Rida Nuamah, Staff Reporter March 11, 2024

Nestled in between various other art galleries, the Making Their Mark exhibition on Chelsea's West 22nd Street stands out as a beacon of artistic diversity and expression.  Making Their Mark attracts...

The violinists play in unison, each with their own unique take on their bow movements.

A Magical Glimpse Into the Bronx Science Winter Concert

Jacey Mok, Staff Reporter March 7, 2024

On Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th, 2023, the Bronx Science Music Department hosted their annual Winter Concert featuring Chorus, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Concert Band. The Winter...

The mesmerizing screens at Travis Scotts Utopia Tour offered a 360 view from anywhere in the stadium.

Utopia or a ‘Fool’s Paradise’? A Review of Travis Scott’s Utopia Tour

Saziea Biva, Staff Reporter March 6, 2024

Travis Scott's Utopia Tour emerged as a seismic event in the realm of live music. It brought fans into an euphoric “trance” with its energy, and hypnotic performances. This tour spanned through many...

Taylor Jenkins Reids The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a great portrait of self-discovery.

A Cinematic Journey Through Love and Stardom: A Review of ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Rida Nuamah, Staff Reporter March 3, 2024

"'Doesn’t it bother you? That your husbands have become such a headline story, so often mentioned, that they have nearly eclipsed your work and yourself? That all anyone talks about when they talk about...

Jerry Seinfeld – Jewish comedian, actor, and writer – coined the term “What’s the deal with …?” on his TV series, Seinfeld. He once said, “The greatest Jewish tradition is to laugh. The cornerstone of Jewish survival has always been to find humor in life and in ourselves”. (Photo Credit: Raph_PH, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

What’s the Deal with Jewish Comedy?

Aviv Kotok, Staff Reporter March 2, 2024

In the 1970s, Time Magazine estimated that Jewish people made up a mere 3% of people in America, yet about 80% of professional American comedians are Jewish. With the vast majority of comedians being...

Ridley Scott’s film Napoleon attempts to capture France’s multi-layered Emperor, who played the part of military master-mind, dictator, and harbinger of both political stability and oppression. (Image Credit: François Gérard, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’ – Applauded by the English and Loathed by the French

Rossitsa Mina Petrova, Staff Reporter February 10, 2024

Ridley Scott’s recent film Napoleon is a massive historical epic based on the military career of France’s early 18th century Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte. Although acclaimed by American critics, the...

 Here is a photograph taken of Priscilla Presley in 2003, years after her relationship with Elvis. (Photo Credit: ChicagoEye from Chicago, U.S. of A, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Removing Society’s Rose Colored Glasses: A Review of Sofia Coppola’s ‘Priscilla’

Bethany Karlinsky, Staff Reporter February 10, 2024

The opening scene of bare feet on a plush pink rug and the application of makeup to 'Going Home' by Alice Coltrane immediately sets the eerie, feminine tone for Sofia Coppola’s new feature film Priscilla,...

During the seventh century, the Byzantine Empire lost grip on Northern African when the Arabs began to invade. Islam started to spread throughout the region as well.

‘Africa & Byzantium’ at the MET: A Stunning Look at One of History’s Overlooked Stories

Amy Beloume, Staff Reporter February 6, 2024

The Metropolitan Art Museum, commonly known as the MET, is one of the world’s largest art museums, with 5,000 years of world history on display. The MET is a global institution, centering on art from...

The Anna Wintour Costume Center hosts an annual exhibition each year. This year, Women Dressing Women features the work of over seventy womenswear designers.

Unveiling the Fashion Industry: A Review of ‘Women Dressing Women’ at the MET

Frances Auth, Staff Reporter February 2, 2024

Since the beginning of the 20th century, women’s fashion has gone through metamorphosis. From beautifully subtle tea dresses to comfortable loungewear, the intricacies of women’s fashion have evolved...

This photograph was taken on February 1st, 1980, while Stevie Nicks was on tour for Tusk. It features her playing the tambourine, an instrument that she picked up during her time with Fritz, in order to give her something to do on stage. She stuck with playing it throughout her career, making it an iconic part of her image. 
(Photo Credit: Awil916, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Stevie Nicks: A Life Through Music

Willa Huber, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Even from the back row, there is no mistaking the passion that reigns within the singer. She raises her arms and breathes in the golden dust, basking in the sound that she has created. The drums begin...

As AI takes the stage in the music industry, it’s not just playing the old tunes. It’s composing a new symphony, conducting patterns in data, and orchestrating a harmony between technology and creativity. But as the music wanes, questions about originality and copyright strike a dissonant chord. (Photo Credit: Feliphe Schiarolli / Unsplash)

Striking a Chord: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Music Industry

Ashley Chen, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making waves in a multitude of industries, from revolutionizing healthcare to transforming the finance field – but what about its impact on the music industry?  Over...

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