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Off the Wall: In the Absence of a Path

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

University students are well acquainted with the idea of searching for a prescribed pathway, and the struggles it takes to not stray outside the lines. 440 more words

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Periodic Photo Project by Mark Wyatt

Artist’s Statement:

The effect of street photography comes from the connection that is drawn between the viewer of an image and its subject. Photographs that effectively capture authentic human expression pave a way to empathy and even introspection, both of which are known to return positive results yet seem to be habitually in short supply. 111 more words

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Paintings by Allen Forrest

Artist’s statement:

Painting is a cross between a crap shoot, finding your way out of the woods, and performing a magic act. Each time I begin to paint I feel like I am walking a tightrope—sometimes scary, sometimes exciting, sometimes very quiet, and always, always surprising; leading me where I never expected to go. 254 more words

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Sean Kelly Gallery

Artwork by Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly is 19 and attends Pratt Institute.
“Life is weird and I feel things way too hard. I want my art to comfort the people viewing it and give them the security to be themselves and do their own thing because life is not long at all.”

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Luminance and Brilliance: J.M.W. Turner’s Ports at the Frick

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

As you pass through corridors of the Frick Collection, it would be impossible to miss the brilliant light shining through the port paintings by Joseph Mallord William Turner. 559 more words

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