Category: Art

The Amazing Spider-Artist

The Amazing Spider-Artist Tomás Saraceno Combines Passions for Art, Spiders, and More in New Exhibit Claudia Fennell ’24 Tomás Saranceno is trailblazing through the art world with his unique, futuristic art. Inspired by his passion for a need for environmental reform, his work reflects the dilapidated environment that his Berlin studio is located in. Saranceno […]

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United States Returns 248 Stolen Antiques to India

United States Returns 248 Stolen Antiques to India Pieces Valued at $15 Million Given Back to India by the Manhattan District Attorney Claudia Fennell ’24 In October, law enforcement from the United States finally sent 248 stolen antique artifacts back to India ten years after the man responsible for the theft was captured. In 2011, […]

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Remembering Julie Green

Remembering Julie Green Artist Who Captured Inmates’ Final Meals Dies at 60 Claudia Fennell ’24 In any given year, 15 to 80 people are executed via capital punishment in the United States. It has long been a tradition around the world that a prisoner is permitted to choose what they would like to eat for their […]

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Van Gogh Watercolor to be Sold at Auction

Van Gogh Watercolor to be Sold at Auction A Look at Wheatstacks‘ Complicated History Claudia Fennell ’24 In 1888, famous artist Vincent van Gogh traveled to the French countryside while he was in poor health. While there, he became infatuated with the farming lands around him, which inspired him to create several watercolor paintings depicting “Meules […]

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Hidden Picasso Painting Found Using Artificial Intelligence

Hidden Picasso Painting Found Using Artificial Intelligence New Technology Uncovers Century-Old Secret Beneath A Famous Work By Claudia Fennell ’24 Even from beyond the grave, famous Spanish artist Pablo Picasso is finding ways to continue to amaze art lovers.  Picasso started creating his artwork at the turn of the 20th century, when modern art was […]

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Nothing Good Starts on a Getaway Scooter

Nothing Good Starts on a Getaway Scooter 59 Year-Old Man Convicted in Theft of Van Gogh and Hals Paintings Claudia Fennell ’24 On Friday, Sept. 24, a three-judge panel met in the Netherlands and came to a verdict that sentenced an unnamed 59-year-old man—identified as Nils M.—to eight years in prison and ordered him to […]

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Firstsite Named Art Museum of the Year

Firstsite Named Art Museum of the Year Essex Art Museum Shows the Value of Helping Others and Igniting Hope Grace O’Connor ’22 Last week, the Essex art museum, Firstsite, was named the Art Fund Museum of the Year. It received this recognition not only due to its extravagant artwork, but also because of its generosity […]

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