The Observer

Abe Frajndlich returns to CWRU to repeat history

Abe Frajndlich returns to CWRU to repeat history

Joseph Sussi, Contributing Reporter

March 23, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

Abe Frajndlich, along with Henry Adams, professor of American art at Case Western Reserve University, held a unique artist’s talk this past Wednesday night concerning Abe’s newest book, “Penelope’s Hungry Eyes.” The book catalogues contemporary photographers and artists over the past 20 ...

Celebrity, consumerism, & anxiety: 66th Student Independent Exhibition shows off CIA’s finest

Celebrity, consumerism, & anxiety: 66th Student Independent Exhibition shows off CIA’s finest

Joseph Sussi, Contributing Reporter

February 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

The themes of celebrity, consumerism, and the anxiety caused by our post-industrial culture-hungry society are some of the most commonly speculated topics in the art community today. However, students at the Cleveland Institute of Art have explored these topics independently of the press, and individually...

Artwork for Acceptance: LGBT Center to host art contest

Artwork for Acceptance: LGBT Center to host art contest

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

As an institute of higher education, Case Western Reserve University prides itself on accepting all students as they are and promoting a healthy environment in which they can grow. At the LGBT center, tucked away in the Thwing student center, such an attitude is graphically represented. The recently...

Artists and other community members chalk up CMA

Artists and other community members chalk up CMA

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

The twentieth anniversary of the annual Chalk Festival held outside of the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) kicked off to a good start last Saturday, Sept. 18. The weather was clear, the humidity low, and all of the attendees appeared to have a blast, especially the many children that were happily chalking...

Expansive Ancient Galleries latest addition to Cleveland Museum of Art

Expansive Ancient Galleries latest addition to Cleveland Museum of Art

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

Museums can be dry, and art can be dull—especially when it’s the same Christian-themed European art that shows up all too frequently in high school history classes. But the Cleveland Museum of Art’s latest addition, the Ancient Galleries, has a lot to offer besides crucifixes and nativity scenes....

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

“Location, location, location”: The importance of this recognizable real-estate quote is something that The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) knows all too well. For over ten years, the museum has been planning to build a permanent home for its artwork, which will enable them to move out...

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