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Making Politics Pop: Social Commentary in Pop Art

Making Politics Pop: Social Commentary in Pop Art

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The affair between pop art and politics that began with Warhol’s foray into political commentary continues to bring heat to modern movements under a diverse array of of new crafters and ever adapting techniques.

How to Thrift Throwback Costumes

How to Thrift Throwback Costumes

By Alice Lammers, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Find fun, vintage inspired Halloween costumes by browsing the racks of your favorite thrift shops.

Whitney opens main collection after move

Whitney opens main collection after move

By Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney opens their collection to the public in "The Whitney's Collection," featuring over 21,000 paintings by 3,000 artists. If you missed "America is Hard to See," you can still catch most of the artwork here.

Spring break travel destinations: Beacon, N.Y.

Spring break travel destinations: Beacon, N.Y.

March 13, 2014


Filed under Features

Just an 80-minute train ride from Grand Central Terminal, Beacon, N.Y., home to the largest museum of contemporary art, Dia:Beacon, is a great option for a spring break getaway. This Hudson Valley town has become a renowned destination for New York City art lovers with dozens of art galleries that spr...