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Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Brooklyn Art Library's new initiative "The Sketchbook Project" allows visitors to handle the workings of the creative mind in a way few people ever can — by seeing artists' sketchbooks.

‘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.

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the wake of the end of the Cultural Revolution's end in China, visual artist Cai-Guo Qiang began to grow his career, culminating in his most impressive work that led to Kevin MacDonald's documentary of the same title, "Sky Ladder."