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MFA First-Year Show Explores Art Traditions and Makes Statements

MFA First-Year Show Explores Art Traditions and Makes Statements

Maria Jose Lavandera, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Steinhardt's MFA Studio Art first-year students explored the poetics and aesthetics of a huge range of sensory input, creating art with everything from human hair to ladders.

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Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer
March 6
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Kimmel Galleries are currently home to one of the biggest exhibits they've ever hosted, both in terms of sheer size and scope. "Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election” is exactly what it sounds like on a scale that will astound.

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Profound Drama by New York Theatre Ballet

Profound Drama by New York Theatre Ballet

Maria Jose Lavandera, Contributing Writer
March 2
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The New York Theatre Ballet's latest presentation of their "Uptown/Downtown/Dance" series this weekend was characterized by impressive versatility and outstanding precision under even the tightest of financial and spatial constraints.

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Tisch Grads Collab for Evocative Dance

Tisch Grads Collab for Evocative Dance

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 27
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Tisch's MFA1 dance showcase this past weekend elevated dance from mere entertainment to a form of communication and education that only the most precise of artists can manage.

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“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

In a refreshing break from political satire and tiring cynicism, Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes' new HBO series "Crashing" takes a silly, candid look at the trials and tribulations of a comedian.

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NYU Student in the Running to Win $100,000 Jeopardy Prize

NYU Student in the Running to Win $100,000 Jeopardy Prize

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Stern freshman Mohan Maholtra talks competing on "Jeopardy! College Championship," his love for history and how he prepared for the game show.

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Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
February 22
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Under the current contentious political climate, tensions were especially high — and discussion was especially warranted — at the panel discussion event for KJCC's "Museum of the Old Colony" exhibit.

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Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

As Black History Month continues, the Steinhardt Art & Arts Professions department has opened "jux-ta-po-si-tion," taking in what it means to be a black artist in today's America.

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Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer
February 17
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Met's new exhibit of Dutch Golden Age painter Hercules Segers' landscape prints is a stunning display of an artist that influenced Rembrandt himself with his fine-tuned skill and innovation.

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ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 17
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Last weekend, the Skirball Center hosted the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the Royal Ballet School in an awe-inspiring and "en pointe" night of grace and precision.

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FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

Natalie Breuer, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Museum at FIT's latest exhibit holds not just the fashion that influenced that era, but pieces like Yves Saint Laurent's tradition-defying Le Smoking suit, one of the most iconic pieces of women's evening wear in Western history.

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The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Raymond Pettibon's new exhibit "A Pen of All Work" takes the fine lines of his pens and charges them to examine the blurred lines of social inequities.

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