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Lamenting ‘The Commuter’s Lament’

Lamenting ‘The Commuter’s Lament’

November 13, 2019

Life sucks!, the poem reminds us, but here we are, living it anyway. Isn’t that funny?

The Month of MoMA: Art Museum Opens Anew

The Month of MoMA: Art Museum Opens Anew

November 6, 2019

Learn more about the changes made in MoMA's major renovation, and look inside one of its interactive exhibits made to engage all the senses with art.

Vine is the Pinnacle of American Art

Vine is the Pinnacle of American Art

October 2, 2019

I stare at my phone. A scrawny, pre-pubescent boy with matted blond hair and a nylon sweatshirt moves across the screen. A loud, drawling wail oscillating to the beat of snapping fingers comes from my screen.

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

March 7, 2019

As soon as you enter the museum, you can see a faint hint of neon white lights emanating from the back of the room, where two brightly colored screens display the name Frida Kahlo in huge italicized letters. It nearly blinds you.

A Different Look at Love

A Different Look at Love

February 16, 2019

Located downtown on a quiet street, the Special Special gallery has long hosted new and inventive art installations, but its current exhibition, “Love Hotel Rooms,” certainly takes the cake.

Bruce Nauman ‘Appears’ at MoMA

Bruce Nauman ‘Appears’ at MoMA

November 13, 2018

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts Now on display at MoMA and MoMA PS1 through Feb. 25, 2019 There’s no wrong ...

Art for the “SOL”

October 10, 2018

By The Members of SOL In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Student Organi...

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

January 24, 2018

Exclusion is a timeless tyrannical tactic propagated to limit the representation of women and other marginalized...

A Trip to the Guggenheim

A Trip to the Guggenheim

September 27, 2017

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum hosts a wide variety of unique art pieces that spark exploration into mod...

A Night at the Museum

A Night at the Museum

June 13, 2017

By KARALEE ROGERS Contributing Writer Entering the Sir John Soane’s Museum is like delving into ...

Calling All Musicians: Create Art Against Trump

Calling All Musicians: Create Art Against Trump

March 4, 2017

My all-time favorite album is, far and away, “American Idiot” by Green Day. Written after the attacks...

A Variety of Visual Arts on Display in Gallery

A Variety of Visual Arts on Display in Gallery

February 9, 2017

Located inside Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) main entrance, the Ildiko Butler Gallery is h...