Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and the Impact of Street Art

New York City in the early 1980s was a place growing into itself. From an outside perspective, it was a city that was dirty, rife with crime, and, having recently emerged from a 1975 ...

By Andrew Daly In Art Jan 30, 2022

The United States of Attica

Fifty years ago, in September of 1971, a revolution took place that would change the course of criminal justice in the American prison system as we know it. It would go down in histor...

By Heran Teteka In Art Oct 25, 2021

Egyptian Art

Art was an important element of Egyptian culture and was present in nearly every Egyptians daily life. Artists were revered and regarded as significant crafters, and many typically li...

By Paleesa Kapoor In Art Sep 30, 2021

NFTs : The future of digital art

NFTS (Non-Fungible Tokens) are digital tokens which validate the ownership and authenticity of a virtual file. This media can be anything from a single lettered text to complex and in...

By Maitreyee Malla In Art Aug 25, 2021

Activism as a Platform for Modern Art

The human mind, though capable of independent thought, is susceptible to the persuasive power of image. Throughout history, art influenced the grasp that rulers had on their empires. ...

By Deetya Adikhari In Art Jul 31, 2021

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

When Cathy Park Hong, author of the fiery Minor Feelings, was in the ninth grade, her teacher insisted that she and her classmates would fall in love with the Catcher in the Rye, just...

By Shrinidhi Thiruvengadam In Art Jul 29, 2021

Rene Magritte

Rene Magritte was born in Lessines, Belgium on November 21, 1898. His father was a tailor. His mother was a milliner, and died when Magritte was 14. Magritte was also the oldest of th...

By Paleesa Kapoor In Art Jun 26, 2021

World Music Day

During the global coronavirus pandemic which shook all of our lives, the music industry was halted. Concerts were canceled, bands stopped performing, and the future of the music indus...

By Vijay Fisch In Art Jun 26, 2021

Representation in Art

If you say incredulous things like:

By Vishakha Singh In Art Jun 01, 2021

Political Cartoons

It wouldn’t really be an incorrect assumption to say that political cartoons aren’t considered as art by most people. And they’re wrong.

By Abey Bekalu In Art Mar 18, 2021

The Birth of Jazz

Jazz is a broad style of music, characterized by complex harmonies, syncopated rhythms and a heavy emphasis on improvisation. Honestly, any attempt to arrive at a conclusive, all-enco...

By Abey Bekalu In Art Mar 01, 2021

To Be Okay

By Vishakha Singh In Art Jan 31, 2021

Social Commentary in Literature

Authors love making social commentary in their craft.

By Abey Bekalu In Art Jan 31, 2021

Lack of Diversity in Classical Music

Speaking about race in classical music is no exception. There’s a unique, strange kind of slipperiness attached to the subject in this art form.

By Chandrasnata Mohanty In Art Jan 31, 2021

Evolution of Art

Art has been created by people since the Stone Ages, and is enjoyed for many reasons. When new visual ideas are first introduced by an artist, they are often seen as incoherent, and e...

By Deeksha Chitale In Art Dec 30, 2020