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How Art and Sacrifice Can Make You Immortal

We are compelled by our convictions, defined by the images that we manifest in our souls. And we breathe life into the singular moment that becomes a permanent fixture, as Matisse and Degas have embedded their paintings as eternally extraordinary. They, too, were compelled by the necessity to create, to...

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On The Curatorial Challenges in Exhibitions

  EVOCATIVE There are few places that are able to generate a medley of emotions all in one visit. Museums are perhaps one of the few institutions that are able to tout such an ability. A Jackson Pollock exhibit will grip our attention with its abstract expressionism while a Renoir will captivate because...

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Wander Talks: Episode 4 – Jose Gonzalez

  In this episode of KTB presents Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with fellow USF student and friend, Jose Gonzalez, to talk about architecture, photography, and how the two art forms parallel each other and thus aid in the improvement of one another. Last week, she sat down with ladies...

Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

  How often is it that we absorb an exhibition, relishing in its beauty, while understanding its ideological undertones? Do we ever engage in genuine critical analysis of a piece, seeing beyond the obvious images displayed to us? Looking beyond can often become the precursor for controversy, as observers delve...

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Enough with the Pointe Shoes

  Ciara’s newest music video, “I Bet,” premiered last week and went viral across the web. This video features Ciara alone in various costumes, with the singer looking as beautiful as ever. The video opens with a shot of a music box ballerina, and then pans out to reveal Ciara...

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Left Shark: Not Just A Backup Dancer

On Sunday night, as I watched the annual Puppy Bowl, I made an effort to change the channel right as the Superbowl Halftime Show was about to come on. I watched and admired the voice of Katy Perry, the talent of Lenny Kravitz, and the time warp that was the...

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Maria Chimes In: Episode 1 – Rina Prel

  KTB Presents Episode 1 of ‘Maria Chimes In’. This week, Maria sat down with Brooklyn-bred, budding artist Rina Prelvukaj—better known as Rina Prel in the art world. Rina at first glance encompasses the features of an artist—minimalist on the surface, with flowing blonde locks, yet evocative with her description...

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“Elastic Heart” by Sia

  Today, Sia’s new video for “Elastic Heart” premiered and went viral almost instantly. My feed was clogged up with posts and reposts of this, yet again, peculiar video that only Sia could pull off. It starred Maddy Ziegler, from the popular reality show Dance Moms,and Shia LaBeouf, whom most...