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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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“Persol Magnificent Obsessions: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in Film” at the Museum of the Moving Image

The most inspiring pieces of art are those which the artist’s passion for his or her work is made visible.  In these works, we can feel the artist’s inspiration and vision; yet, we often overlook or forget the painstaking attention to … 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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A More Global Perspective

Part of the mission statement of the International Center of Photography is to propagate society’s appreciation of photography and the role it plays in our modern lives. Visiting the ICP for the first time, that message comes across loud and … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: Exhibit at International Center of Photography

September 11, 2001 was the first time I ever woke up my parents with bad news. I was listening to the radio that day, attempting to wake up for another underwhelming day of my senior year in high school, and … Continue reading

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