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MoMA’s Reopening Represents a Push for Diversity

MoMA’s Reopening Represents a Push for Diversity

October 30, 2019

According to MoMA, the purpose of the expansion is to give the museum the opportunity to display significantly more art in new and reimagined ways. The museum hopes to change the way visitors view and interact with the art by installing new pieces and rearranging old ones.

Henry Chalfant Captures Bronx Art Buried in Time

Henry Chalfant Captures Bronx Art Buried in Time

October 9, 2019

The graffiti artists that created the work that Chalfant documented had developed a relationship with him.

Brooklyn Historical Society’s “Muslims in Brooklyn”: Supporting Diversity in the Wake of Islamophobia

Brooklyn Historical Society’s “Muslims in Brooklyn”: Supporting Diversity in the Wake of Islamophobia

October 2, 2019

Rasheed’s “An Opening” is an artistic conversation on religious diversity using oral histories indicative of those Muslims experienced in the Brooklyn borough. 

Marta Minujín’s Chaotic, Immersive Art

Marta Minujín’s Chaotic, Immersive Art

September 18, 2019

These fragile and temporary pieces challenge traditional art, which endures the test of time and can be sold as collectible art objects.

BronxArtSpace’s “Systems of Injustice” Walks Down the Halls of America’s Racist History

BronxArtSpace’s “Systems of Injustice” Walks Down the Halls of America’s Racist History

September 11, 2019

See “Systems of Injustice” before it closes on Sept. 14.

Exploring Visibility through Spi(Cy-Fi)lms

Exploring Visibility through Spi(Cy-Fi)lms

April 25, 2018

By Isiah Magsino I stood there compelled, watching the screen and listening to, “I am too broke to be white. I am too cultured to be white,” over and over again. Placed on the wall of a humble art ...

BronxArtSpace Exhibit Represents Intersectionality

BronxArtSpace Exhibit Represents Intersectionality

April 11, 2018

By Shelby Daniel BronxArtSpace, a hidden gem in the Mott Haven neighborhood, showcases personal representations of diversity in its newest exhibit titled “For Us.” The exhibit fills the one-ro...

Real Talk at Gurls Talk: Panel Highlights Women’s Stories

Real Talk at Gurls Talk: Panel Highlights Women’s Stories

March 14, 2018

By Isha Khawaja On Sunday March 12, the Gurls Talk Festival in collaboration with Coach and Teen Vogue harbored a space for young girls to share their insecurities about their bodies, learn to actively...

Michelangelo’s Brilliance Exhibited At The Met

Michelangelo’s Brilliance Exhibited At The Met

December 6, 2017

By Julia Boron Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), arguably one of the greatest artists both of the Renaissance and of all time, currently has an exhibition in his honor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art titled, “Michelangelo: Di...

Prominent Cultural Institutions in Potential Decline

Prominent Cultural Institutions in Potential Decline

February 22, 2017

By Megan Bronner Many museums around the world face financial struggles, and the country’s largest is not immune to this problem. After enjoying years of success, the Metropolitan Museum, one of the most well-known cultural institutions...

The Met Cloisters: New York City’s Hidden Treasure

The Met Cloisters: New York City’s Hidden Treasure

November 2, 2016

By Elizabeth Smislova  As a Washington, D.C. native, I adored the multitude of free and incredible Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. Throughout my life, I have turned to them as a refuge from a hectic lif...

A Night. Of Spoken Word. And Originality.

A Night. Of Spoken Word. And Originality.

September 14, 2016

By Taylor Shaw I (and a few uncertain but optimistic friends) hopped on the D train and headed downtown for a night of poetry at the Sheen Center on Sept. 10. To some, this may sound strange, or even...

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