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“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World” – Part 3: The Queens Museum of Art

Manhattan might be one of the world’s greatest arts centers, but some of New York’s best cultural landmarks lay in the far reaches of the outer boroughs. This week, I made a trip all the way out to Flushing Meadows-Corona … Continue reading

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“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World” – Part 2: The Studio Museum in Harlem

A Columbia student’s museum experience most typically takes place south of Morningside; we easily forget that the northern half of this fabulous island has just as much to offer.  This week, I paid a visit to the Studio Museum in … Continue reading

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“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World” – Part 1: El Museo del Barrio

When we hear the word “Caribbean,” many of us tend to think of blue waters, warm sun, and summer cocktails.  America’s favorite vacation spot, however, is home to many distinct cultures of its own.  A new city-wide exhibit, “Caribbean:  Crossroads of … Continue reading

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“Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong” at Asia Society

“Chinese architecture has a complete organic structure; it contains both sensibility and purpose.” -Wu Guanzhong, painter This statement, printed on a wall above one of Wu Guanzhong’s paintings at New York’s Asia Society, holds true not only for Chinese architecture, … Continue reading

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Artwork as lovely as its home

Founded in 1825, The National Academy integrates a museum, art school, and an honorary association of artists and architects “dedicated to creating and preserving a living history of American Art.” The museum is housed in the Beaux Arts townhouse, which … Continue reading

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The Key to the City

I have a key to the city—do you? What do you think of when you hear the phrase “the Key to the City?” Foreign dignitaries? Important political leaders? Local heroes? (I personally think of the scene in Bye Bye Birdie … Continue reading

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9 Museums, 3 Hours, 0 Dollars: The 32nd Annual Museum Mile Festival

In the four years I’ve lived in New York, I have, apparently, seen and done very few of the things this city has to offer – working for CUarts has shown me that. Now that I spend my days putting … Continue reading

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