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Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

By Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Survivors Magazine gives survivors of sexual violence a space to heal.

View Now: Art Around Campus

View Now: Art Around Campus

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

If you're craving the experience of visiting a museum gallery without the hassle and cost of going uptown to MoMA or the Guggenheim, check out these NYU galleries just moments from class and full of university-affiliated artists.

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

By 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.

As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

By 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.

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

By 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.

Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

By Christina Cacouris, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As one might expect, Marilyn Minter's new show "Pretty/Dirty" at the Brooklyn Museum plays on beauty standards — but it does much, much more.

‘At Twilight’ Brings Beauty From Complex Culture

‘At Twilight’ Brings Beauty From Complex Culture

By Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In a delightfully intricate and curiosity-provoking new exhibit at the Japan Society, Simon Starling's "At Twilight" blends Japanese Noh theater with a variety of other cultural phenomena.

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

By Michael Landes, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A different sort of exhibition took place at the Museum of Natural History last Monday as the members of several different human rights' groups gathered together to bring attention to the demeaning ways the Museum dealt with the history of America's indigenous peoples.

Cultural Criticism and Croissants

Cultural Criticism and Croissants

By 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.

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Fans Have Dreams Come True

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Fans Have Dreams Come True

By Katherine Armstrong, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Finally, fanart is given the recognition it deserves in Spoke Art Gallery's exhibition of Bob's Burgers-inspired art from artists across the globe.

“An Occupation of Loss” Supports The Expression of Grief

“An Occupation of Loss” Supports The Expression of Grief

By Natalie Breuer, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Taryn Simon's limited-run exhibit at the Park Ave Armory, "Occupation of Loss," explores the complex way we have come to regard the sensation of grief in a way that bulldozes the taboo around expressing it.

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

By 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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