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A Virtual, Abstract Experience at the New Museum

A Virtual, Abstract Experience at the New Museum

May 1, 2015

By Diana Riazi Located on Bowery in Soho, The New Museum is devoted to presenting contemporary art from under-recognized artists around the world. The museum buys and sells their art work periodicall...

Visual Arts Emphasizes Creativity and Looks to Grow

Visual Arts Emphasizes Creativity and Looks to Grow

February 18, 2015

By Nicole Horton Fordham Rose Hill’s visual arts program, based in Keating’s basement, has a large, well-lit studio space with skylights for painting and drawing, along with a state-of-the-art ...

Gallery of Vintage Posters A Must-See

November 24, 2014

By Claire Kim Standing on the corner of 54th Street and Madison Avenue, helplessly wobbling as I switched from ballet flats to nude wedges, I could see, with just a slight tilt of my head, the Ross Vintage ...

Walsh Library Exhibit Honors Fordham’s Role in World War I

Walsh Library Exhibit Honors Fordham’s Role in World War I

October 8, 2014

By Richard Bordelon It was supposed to be the “war to end all wars,” but it was not. Only 25 years later, war again broke out in Europe, eclipsing the one before it. The scale of World War I was ...

Assessing the Cost to See Priceless Art

Assessing the Cost to See Priceless Art

March 5, 2014

By AMANDA GIGLIO In addition to offering opportunities for learning experiences and fun days out, museums are usually inexpensive or free to the public. Recently, some museums and churches that had be...

A Monument to Art Preservation

February 12, 2014

By JOHN BONAZZO COLUMNIST I walked into The Monuments Men expecting a rip-roaring adventure tale. I got that, and so much more. Judged purely on its merits as a film, Monuments is terrific entertainment.  The studio made the smart decision to release the movie in February, rather than during the awards season, when it would have gotten lost in the shuffle. George Clooney directed the film and he and Grant Heslov wrote the...

University Museum Touts Fifth-Century Christian Art

University Museum Touts Fifth-Century Christian Art

January 10, 2014

By CONNOR RYAN STAFF WRITER An unnamed donor gave Fordham's Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art nine stone mosaics from a church that was built in the fifth century in what is now Syria -- "a time when Christian art was still inflected with pagan images ...

Art Meant for the People

Art Meant for the People

November 13, 2013

By RICKY BORDELON COLUMNIST Seventy-five years ago, hoards of SA soldiers and Nazi party officials destroyed and terrorized the Jewish communities of Germany.  Kristallnacht (night of broken glass) was one...

Banksy says ‘Cheerio’ to the Big Apple

Banksy says ‘Cheerio’ to the Big Apple

November 6, 2013

By DEVIN BOOTH CONTRIBUTING WRITER This past Thursday, Banksy’s month-long “artists residency” throughout New York’s five boroughs came to an end. The famous British graffiti artist, film director...

Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

October 23, 2013

By CATRINA LIVERMORE ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR On the rare occasions that I take the 7 train, I am always captivated by the views of Queens. While you are probably wondering what’s so great to look at in Queens, I could sit here for hours writing about how the borough is literally burstin...

Arts and Entertainment Looks Forward to 2013

February 6, 2013

By PATRICK DOHERTY STAFF WRITER Films: Hollywood and the independent market are looking forward to a promising year, with many well-regarded directors returning with bright expectation of future prospects After trying their hands at creating a Western, the Coen brothers now turn their eyes to Greenwich Village with Inside Llewyn Davis. Loosely based on the memoir of musician Dave Van Rock, the movie follows Oscar Isaac,...

A Trip to the Rubin Museum

November 7, 2012

By MARGARET DESMOND CONTRIBUTING WRITER I went to the Himalayas last week. Ok, not the actual Himalayas but it felt pretty close. The Rubin Museum is unassuming on the outside, but once you enter, you are transported to the mystical East. The museum’s calm, darkened interior, combinds with the faint aroma of Eastern spices from the museum’s restaurant, work in tandem to create a unique experience. The Rubin Museum...

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