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‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

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Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Brooklyn Museum's new exhibit shows a side of Georgia O'Keeffe few people past her lifetime have ever seen — her clothing and the way it defined who she was as an artist and a woman.

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‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The exaggerated and striking colors of William Eggleston's photographs highlight the false worlds we have come to live in, telling a story some may not want to hear.

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As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

"There Goes the Neighborhood," the exhibit currently on display at NYU's Barney Building, gives diversity to the BFA's sense of neighborhood through its exploration of mediums and texture.

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‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Apexart's newest exhibition, "Youniverse," takes the urgency out of New Yorkers' lives and offers a space to appreciate the joyousness of living.

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Cultural Criticism and Croissants

Cultural Criticism and Croissants

Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Visual artist Gao Youjun manages to poke fun at the darker sides of today's culture while still maintaining a lighthearted humor in his exhibit "Dream On" at Chelsea Market.

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Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Maccarone's new exhibit "Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-­Plicit Art by Women," revisits a famed feminist collection with 25 years' worth of additions that explores the themes of sexuality within femininity.

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Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

Qianqian Li, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Heather Hutchison's exhibition at Winston Watcher Fine Art incorporates ambient light as its main material.

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Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Angela Dizon, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Tom Sachs makes sculptures out of boomboxes in a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

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‘Art for Every Home’ Has Rich Past

‘Art for Every Home’ Has Rich Past

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"Art for Every Home" at the Grey Art Gallery showcases the artist group Associated American Artists.

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Creepily Cheerful Art Inspired by Dostoevsky on Display in ‘The Idiot’

Creepily Cheerful Art Inspired by Dostoevsky on Display in ‘The Idiot’

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"The Idiot," Dave McDermott's new art gallery in Red Hook mixes the upsetting and the humorous.

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Let Art Be Art in ‘Let X=X’

Qianqian Li, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

“Let X=X: New Voices in Digital Media” explores the role of technology in contemporary art.

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