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Campus sculptures symbolize CWRU traditions

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under News

During this year’s New Student Orientation, President Barbara R. Snyder told students with great humor that, although following Pokemon Go is a great way to get around campus, it would be nicer to actively go around and explore. One way to do this is to learn about and visit the many artistic sculptu...

Meet the Artists of the Gallery 1299 Opening

Meet the Artists of the Gallery 1299 Opening

Alex Clarke, A&E Editor
August 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

Located in the Warehouse District of Cleveland, Gallery 1299 had its grand opening on June 10, 2016. The unique idea of connecting an art gallery with a nightclub brings art and nightlife under the same roof. Gallery 1299 is focused on the local businesses, artists and social community. Upstairs from...

Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates 100 years

Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates 100 years

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
February 12
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

This year holds special meaning for the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), which is celebrating 100 years since opening its doors on June 6, 1916. To commemorate this milestone, the museum will hold various events, exhibitions and parties throughout the year. Led by Director William M. Griswold, all of...

Head Uptown for spring art exhibitions

Head Uptown for spring art exhibitions

Holly Chen, Staff Reporter
February 5
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

This season the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) offers several compelling exhibitions centered around the theme of the body. The exhibitions, organized by Associate Curator Rose Bouthillier, are among her last exhibits at MOCA. “Stranger,” an exhibition featuring nine international...

New statue guides patients to the MacDonald Women’s Hospital

New statue guides patients to the MacDonald Women’s Hospital

Makela Hayford, Staff Writer
September 25
Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

The team that created Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital’s iconic statue, “Where Dreams Come True,” is at it again. Recently a new statue, “Where Hope is Born” has been erected nearby to welcome patients and their families to the MacDonald Women’s Hospital. The piece is a collaboration...

Intriguing but disappointing

Intriguing but disappointing

Holly Chen, Contributing Reporter
July 29
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Top Stories

“Have you ever seen this many people lined up for the sake of art?” I asked my friends as we stood lined up outside the Verne gallery, a usually quiet little gallery dedicated to showing Japanese prints on the fringes of Cleveland’s Little Italy. We were standing in a line that  not only dominated...

Theorist Charles Altieri discusses his new book on aesthetics in art

Sierra Blanton, Staff Reporter
April 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

On Friday, March 27, Charles Altieri, an English professor from University of California, Berkeley, visited the Tinkham Veale University Center to give a presentation on his upcoming book, “Reckoning with Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience.” The book is coming...

CWRU sculptures are more than just art

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

We have the stories behind CWRU's sculptures.

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Coffee shop features gritty Cleveland artist

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
November 21
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

John G. is a name that may not resonate strongly with those outside of Cleveland, but most locals have seen his artwork at some point, whether they realize it or not. His pieces are frequently featured in Melt Bar and Grilled as well as on the cover of Cleveland Scene, and he is also known for collaborating...

The eye in its wild state

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
October 31
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

Surrealist photography typically conjures up images of manipulated digital masterpieces. However, the surrealist form of photography has been around for quite a long time, beginning in the early 20th century. The Cleveland Museum of Art now highlights these early but equally effective works in their...

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