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DePaul student sneaks into buildings as urban photographer

DePaul student sneaks into buildings as urban photographer

Joseph Lu

May 1, 2016


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For freshman Kyler “Ky” Lotte, a digital cinema student at DePaul, it simply started with a hashtag. Read More »...

DePaul professor balances advertising and freelance cartooning

DePaul professor balances advertising and freelance cartooning

Rachel Hinton

April 3, 2016


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When asked how he got his start as a cartoonist, Ken Krimstein, a professor in the College of Communication, started with how, when he was little, he loved to draw. His house, always full of art supplies and comics, encouraged the hobby. Read More »...

DePaul papal photography exhibition celebrates journeys to the Holy Land

DePaul papal photography exhibition celebrates journeys to the Holy Land

Kirsten Onsgard

March 28, 2016


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A photography exhibition at DePaul opening Tuesday will celebrate the travels of papal journeys to the Holy Land. Titled "Building Bridges of Faith," the exhibition runs at the John T. Richardson Library March 29 through June 10. Read More »...

DePaul student challenges herself to draw 100 portraits in 100 days

DePaul student challenges herself to draw 100 portraits in 100 days

Danielle Harris

March 6, 2016


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When DePaul junior Bethani Randolph’s mind wandered during class, she wasn’t preoccupied with thoughts of weekend plans or what homework she had due in her next class. Instead, the art, media and design major was setting a goal for herself: draw 100 faces in 100 days. Read More »...

Is the Lucas Museum a menace or ‘New Hope’ for Chicago?

Is the Lucas Museum a menace or ‘New Hope’ for Chicago?

Jackson Danbeck

March 4, 2016


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The silver peaks rise over 100 feet in the air and curve like metallic dunes. Inside, art by the likes of Norman Rockwell hang, models of full-size speeders rest in the hanger and hundreds of other forms of narrative art await the curious onlooker — well, at least that was the plan for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Read More »...

New DePaul Art Museum exhibitions invite connections

New DePaul Art Museum exhibitions invite connections

AJ Karolczak

January 29, 2016


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Two new exhibits at the DePaul Art Museum allow visitors to think critically about connections. Read More »...

Sign language and touchable art bring Chicago museums to life

Sign language and touchable art bring Chicago museums to life

Aiden Kent

December 17, 2015


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As a small group gathered at the entrance to Gallery 100 at The Art Institute of Chicago this past Thursday for a signed gallery tour of the “Degas: At the Track, On the Stage” exhibit, the atmosphere was anything but quiet. Patrons with and without hearing impairments gathered to experience the prolific ...

DePaul art professor’s work explores feminist intersectionality

DePaul art professor’s work explores feminist intersectionality

Sam Schwindt

November 15, 2015


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A fusion of throbbing color, sliced negative space and pulsating vitality, the paintings by Zoe Nelson breathe freely in space, hanging in the atmosphere of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Read More »...

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Ivana Rihter

November 3, 2015


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  Altars color the streets in a warm orange glow of candles and marigolds. Calacas on stilts make their way gently through the crowds while the faces of children tilt upwards eagerly in awe of the skeletons toothy grins, lustrous gold suits and dramatic top hats. The altars in the distance look like stars littered ...

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

Gabriella Mikiewicz

October 11, 2015


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DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) recently opened a new exhibition showcasing the work of Chicago-based artist Matt Siber. The exhibition, called “Idol Structures,” opened Sept. 9. Read More »...

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Lauren Hernandez

October 11, 2015


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Anne Kowalski, a 21-year-old DePaul student, is sticking her colored pencils in the microwave. Read More »...

Chicago hosts first Architecture Biennial

Chicago hosts first Architecture Biennial

Christian Ianniello

October 6, 2015


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Imagine a man dressed in business casual clothing, Starbucks coffee in hand, reading news from a sleek silver laptop. He is not sitting on a bench outside, nor at a table, but rather sitting in a complex desk shaped like a backwards “Z” that looks like art. This desk is one of the many pieces displayed at the Chicago Architecture Bi...

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