Repainting the Past

As Lena Bagley ’22 walked to her local grocery store June 14, she passed a long procession of protesters turning onto Fairfax Avenue, brandishing signs emblazoned with the phrase “All Black Lives Matter.” The following day, Bagley noticed the phrase again, this time in the form of a large and brightly-colored street mural on Hollywood […]

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Evie de Rubertis ’21, one of the seven recipients of the Junior Summer Fellowships, used her resources to explore the history and evolution of women in art and examine how these feminist works relate to her. “I’ve never really studied something that I wanted to,” de Rubertis said. “I’m really into feminist-focused artwork. A lot […]

Museum Motivations

Clarification, March 5, 2020: There are 93 museums in Los Angeles. An Odd Experience When she observed Shirin Neshat’s “I Will Greet the Sun Again” exhibition at The Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles, Kate Konvitz ’20 was deeply moved by the themes of exile, identity and beauty expressed in the art. However, as she […]

Artists in Miami

Artists in Miami

Four student artists developed their portfolios, attended masterclasses and met with panelists at the National YoungArts Week in Miami from Jan. 5 to 12. Student finalists of the YoungArts competition were invited to participate in an intensive course on their respective disciplines in visual or performing arts. “It was cool to have a week full […]

Artwork-ing Off Stress

Artwork-ing Off Stress

Art allows students to escape from the responsibilities of school For Mimi Offor ’21, working on art portfolios or setting up a photoshoot in Feldman-Horn allows her to focus on what she loves, while also taking her mind off of the many responsibilities school brings. Offor said painting liberates her, and acts as a form […]

Makeup or Made-up?

Makeup art gains popularity during the Halloween and Day of the Dead, but other artists oppose the validity of the new art form. On Halloween, Adrienne Usher ’22 strutted down the stage at the school costume contest, modeling not only disco-zombie attire, but also self-applied makeup details. Fake blood and shards of glass, created with […]

Remi Patton sells her artwork in exhibition

Remi Patton sells her artwork in exhibition

Remi Patton ’20 sold four of her paintings in the “We’ve Always Been Here” art show at the Band of Vices art gallery Sept. 14. This event marked Patton’s first time selling her pieces. Two were paintings of Adam and Eve and the other two were titled “Seventh” and “Portrait of a Woman”. The general […]

Power of the Portfolio

When visual arts teacher Claire Cochran ’06 was a senior, her art portfolio was her ticket to college, she said. Even though her GPA may not have been high enough for her to gain admission to a highly competitive school like Tufts University, Cochran said she believes she was accepted to its School of the […]

Feldman-Horn exhibit displays art portfolios

The art department kicked off an exhibition displaying the work of four Advanced Placement art students Tuesday in the Feldman-Horn Gallery. Participant Haley Levin ’20 said she saw the exhibition as a success and that she is enthusiastic about it going forward. “I’m very proud of [Cleo Maloney ’21, Oscar Montañez-Garay ’20, Hailey Hameetman ’20] […]

Sketches of Summer- Mimi Offor ’21

Students spent their summers attending programs to help further develop their skills in various art forms. Aspiring painter and photographer Mimi Offor ’21 attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) this summer, where she took a photography and figure painting class. Offor said that her experience at SAIC prompted her to seriously […]

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