Exhibit shows artist will ‘Stop Seeking Approval’

Starting earlier in her career, the ready-made and collective artist Claire Fontaine’s artworks reflect her name: Clairefontaine, the well-known French notebook brand. Throughout her latest exhibition, “Stop Seeking Approval,” she rejects existing artistic forms...

Staff Recommendations: SNL skits

“Celebrity Feud,” Season 39 by Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Social Media Editor SNL is in its 41st season; writing new, creative, funny and engaging material on a weekly basis is certainly not getting any easier for the...

Kabam previews exciting video game apps

Playing video games is a great way to unwind, but not everyone can spend hours on end glued to a controller. Thankfully, Kabam, an Android and iPhone app developer, has created apps for the...

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

I want to start by making it clear  that I am writing this piece because I am learning, unlearning, reading and educating myself. And in doing that, I have recognized a great deal about...

Gallery Intrigues Through Obscurity

“Close to the Chest” is the resulting collaboration between graduate students from the Institute of Fine Arts and undergraduates from Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions as part of the NYU Curatorial Collaborative....

The Beauty in ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Exhibit

Beauty comes through in “The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, and Brows,” or the NYU Costume Studies exhibit currently on display through NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. As its...

Ghosts Face Gentrification in ‘Where Do All the Ghosts Go?’

In a historic building just south of Union Square, modernist artist Marcel Duchamp (David Leeper) and Wild West showman Buffalo Bill (Christopher Lowe) play a game of invisible chess, while the French stage actress...

A Panic Room for the Pedantic

Through an inconspicuous door just south of Houston Street is a hideaway for New York’s foremost poindexters. In the midst of the Trump era brain drain, ‘physicists, professors and the generally pedantic’ have found...

‘Parks and Recreation’ star speaks at bookstore

At his book talk at the Union Square Barnes & Noble on Sept. 12, Nick Offerman, of NBC’s hit sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” had much to say about an array of matters including ballet,...

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

Dancer Sayer Mansfield joined Pilobolus Dance Theater Company as its first-ever female apprentice upon graduating from NYU’s prestigious dance program in 2014. Now, she is back at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts for...

Marvel’s diversity revolution

Like all art forms, superhero comic books have had a rough time depicting race. Since the dawn of the superhero, there have been consistent issues ranging from an overabundance of caricatures, too few jobs...

‘Dazeworld’ comes to the Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York’s new exhibit “The City is My Muse” offers an animated and meaningful look into New York City through the eyes of New York native and artist...
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