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‘Follow This Line’ leads visitors into architectural art

‘Follow This Line’ leads visitors into architectural art

Izzy Kanne

November 4, 2018


Filed under Reviews

The Walker Art Center’s newest exhibit, “Follow This Line” by Siah Armajani, incorporates his work as an architect into the field of exhibition artwork. The pieces grow in size and detail as you go up each level of the building, and the ideas deepen along with them. Armajani is known best for his ...

Ilsa Olsen’s art places third at State Fair

Ilsa Olsen’s art places third at State Fair

Noah Orloff

October 2, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Senior Ilsa Olsen said enthusiasm was her first reaction after receiving the news that she had placed third in a State Fair art competition. “I was really excited. I was actually at tennis practice, so I think it gave me a boost of energy there and I was just really happy,” Olsen said. Senior Marian M...

Club moves in new direction

Club moves in new direction

Marta Hill

May 31, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

Nearing the end of her senior year, senior Chava Buchbinder said 36 Arts is important to the school because many students are interested in art. “(36 Arts is important) because there are always going to be people who want to do art, and I think having a space for them to come to to talk about a...

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

Sofia Seewald

May 11, 2018


Filed under News

Contest meant to showcase unique art of St. Louis Park

Exhibit manufactures new from old

Exhibit manufactures new from old

Emma Yarger

May 8, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

Even for long-time modern art lovers this small exhibit, “The Way Things Go” could be easily overlooked and underestimated. “The Way Things Go” is featured at the Walker Art Center and consists of one large room with sculptures, wall-hanging art pieces and two side rooms with videos. The main ro...

Senior designs art for rappers

Senior designs art for rappers

Maggie Klaers

May 7, 2018


Filed under In the Spotlight

What kind of art do you do? I like to draw, but what I’m trying to pursue is graphic design. Do you see yourself pursuing this as a career after high school?  Yes, certainly. That’s why right now I’m trying to get my foot in the door, because I want to make this a career when I leave...

Portraits by Drawing and Illustration class

Portraits by Drawing and Illustration class

Nietzsche Deuel

April 17, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

Art teacher Martha Ortman said she decided to have her students draw portraits of of people who made contributions to the black community after meeting with her equity coach. “This year I met with my equity coach and asked him how I could infuse equitable teaching with a racially conscious lense and d...

Senior expresses passion through spray painting

Senior expresses passion through spray painting

Sumaya Mohamed

March 22, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Inspired to make an impact in people's’ lives, senior Aramis Nolen said he plans to pursue a career in art.   “I like to change peoples lives somehow someway. That’s my purpose,” Nolen said. “I don’t have a clear plan yet but I just feel like if I get enough tools I’d be pretty set. It...

New exhibit at Weisman Art Museum tackles global warming

New exhibit at Weisman Art Museum tackles global warming

Sofia Seewald

March 1, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

For students interested in learning about mankind’s impact on two regions on opposite ends of the globe, the Weisman Art Museum’s “Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art” exhibit is the place to go. From landscape paintings, photographs and videos, to a large tent and sled i...

Separation allows for additional layer of appreciation and awareness

Separation allows for additional layer of appreciation and awareness

Eli Curran-Moore

February 14, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Recent events in Hollywood prompt the classic question: ‘can and should we separate an artist from their art?’ Particularly if the artist’s actions warrant reevaluation of their work. Certainly an artist’s poor behavior or perspective should not be ignored when looking at the art, but it is p...

Famous artists accused of sexual assault spark conflict

Famous artists accused of sexual assault spark conflict

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In light of recent sexual assault allegations, debates have begun regarding whether or not it is acceptable to consume art or media produced by creators who have criminal records or pending accusations against them.

Creators and art are inseparable, interlinked

Creators and art are inseparable, interlinked

Hannah Leff

February 14, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Because of the emergence of sexual assault allegations in the entertainment industry, people have begun to question how they should consume art and content. There is absolutely no way to separate the artist from their artwork. Art is a projection of who its creator is and we, as a society, cannot allow...

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