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Pop-up Museum Spotlights NYPD Failings

Pop-up Museum Spotlights NYPD Failings

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

A new pop-up museum near campus hopes to bring attention to the questionable policing method called Broken Windows policing, and is hosted by the NYCLU.

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, International, Opinion

In light of the tragic loss of Brazil's National Museum, we must take the time to appreciate the crucial historical and cultural contributions of institutions like these.

Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” Embraces Ambiguity at the Whitney

Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” Embraces Ambiguity at the Whitney

By Amanda Burkett, Beauty and Style Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

"Possessed" at the Whitney blurs the line between fashion and fine art.

Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

By 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.

FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

By Natalie Breuer, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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.

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.

Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

By 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.

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

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

By 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.

We’re Not on Wall Street Anymore

We’re Not on Wall Street Anymore

By Angela Dizon, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Nelson Saiers' art show "Inside Wall St" uses his experience as a hedge fund manager to criticize the financial industry.

London: Break Me Off a Piece of That Whig Political Theory

London: Break Me Off a Piece of That Whig Political Theory

By Thomas Devlin, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Kit-Kats have quite the origin story in London.

Surveillance Exhibit Has Interactive Twist

Surveillance Exhibit Has Interactive Twist

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Laura Poitras, director of Oscar winning film "Citizenfour," explores similar themes of surveillance in her new exhibition "Astro Noise".

History Through the Eyes of the Portrait

History Through the Eyes of the Portrait

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits 1700-1860" is a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.

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