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Art of protestors

The Role of Art During a Revolution

July 8, 2020

Art plays a fundamental role in the advancement of a revolution. By supporting BIPOC artists, audiences can do more than just consuming their art.

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Forget Perfection: How 5 Fordham Students Redefined Magazine Writing

July 8, 2020

Created by a group of five Fordham juniors, grain of salt magazine showcases the art and writing of young women and nonbinary individuals without the pressure of perfection.

black and white drawing of a woman sitting in profile, looking at a bubble

Social Awareness Through a Digital Exhibition

June 29, 2020

The Movement Theater Company has commissioned 15 early-career designers to create digital content to raise social awareness, curated by Clint Ramos.

Schiavone's portrait of a woman with tear lines

A Digital Rite of Passage: The 2020 Visual Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

May 13, 2020

As everything goes online, the Visual Arts Senior Thesis exhibition is no exception.

Lightening the Mood in Liminal Space

Lightening the Mood in Liminal Space

April 28, 2020

New media and digital design, and visual arts majors Cleo Papadopoulos and Caitlin Bury, both FCLC ’22, explore what it means to make art under quarantine.

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

April 1, 2020

Dance, theater and visual arts students are being presented with a learning curve as their hands-on, physicality-focused classes must now fit within the framework of Zoom.

Cross-stitching, writing screenplays and creating abstract paintings like the one above, all forms of art therapy, are how Polina Uzornikova is keeping her mind at ease.

Art Therapy: Painting the Isolation Away

April 1, 2020

Students have turned to visual art, music and writing as a means of coping with the anxiety and loneliness wrought by social distancing.

Benjamin Cook was inspired to create the gallery when he knew his own students at the Art Academy of Cincinnati would be deprived of a physical gallery to display their work.

A Trip to the Art Show, From the Comfort of Your Phone

April 1, 2020

Benjamin Cook, an adjunct professor at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, has created an online platform for visual arts students to display their thesis exhibits.

Andrew Connelly created a painting based on the Daedalus and Icarus myth for the art show.

“Q” the Spotlight on LGBTQ Artists

March 10, 2020

Rainbow Alliance brought together five student artists for a showcase of art from LGBTQ community at Q the Spotlight. Read more about Rainbow Alliance’s Q the Spotlight.

Eight different artists' styles come together in a new exhibit which explores patterns' ability to make both a social and aesthetic  statement.

Patterns Converge at Butler Gallery’s ‘Fanfare’

February 5, 2020

On Jan. 23, the Ildiko Butler Gallery started displaying “Fanfare,” a group exhibition curated by Amie Cunat, which will go on through March 13.

Fordham Lincoln Center students collaborate to code for their robot.

Teaching a Robot How to Draw

December 4, 2019

The Tech @ LC Club held the "Robotic Art Therapy" event on Nov. 21 to bridge coding and art.

Photorealist Audrey Flack, the subject of a female-led documentary, said of her own career:

‘Queen of Hearts:’ Female Filmmaking and Art Collide

December 4, 2019

Following a screening of Deborah Shaffer and Rachel Reichman's new film about artist Audrey Flack downtown, the co-directors discuss feminism and art.