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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

16 individual portraits of Black writers line the walls of the American Writers Museum.

“It’s powerful in its own right:” American Writers Museum’s latest exhibit highlights race, power and resilience

Nadia Carolina Hernandez and Lilly Keller February 5, 2023

When Dr. Pauli Murray –  civil rights activist and Episcopal priest – published her only book of poetry titled “Dark Testament and Other poems” in 1970, readers paid little attention to the collection. Five...

In her first solo exhibit titled Static Range, artist and writer Himali Singh Soin explores the past and  present of nuclear landscapes.

Static Range: Himali Singh Soin explores the past and present of nuclear landscapes

Joey Stephens, Contributing Writer January 15, 2023

The conversation begins in the hallway at the entrance. A different feeling than the city outside, the light softens as the viewer approaches the sound of the artist's voice.   Located at the Art...

Jessica Freeman chats with Brother Mark Elder at the Richardson Art Gallery in the Lincoln Park Library. Elder has been with DePaul for 28 years and his work can be seen all over campus.

“The Little School Under the L:” a story of growth and mission throughout DePaul’s history

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor January 15, 2023

Twenty-five brightly colored canvases adorn the walls of the Richardson Art Gallery on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. From a distance, their content appears unrelated. However, a closer step reveals the...

A model showcases a wearable art headpiece at a fashion show hosted by DePaul artists Collective in the atrium of the Lincoln Park Student Center on Friday evening.

Celebrating art at DePaul – DePaul Artists Collective presents Wearable Art Exhibition

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor October 23, 2022

Audrey Dwyer knows a lot of talented people. She wanted to use her presidency of DePaul Artists Collective (DAC) to create opportunities for the talented student artists at the university. With that...

An installation representing the Partition of India, resulting in the countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh in 1947.

Chicago-Based artist “anti-memorializes” the partition of India

Raena Bents, Contributing Writer September 25, 2022

Iron tongues rusted over, cholis hanging from the ceiling without bodies inside, a chess game played on a map of Northern India; these are the narrative-rich pieces sitting on display within the sleek...

For two weeks every year around the spring and fall equinox, the sunset and sunrise line up perfectly with the east-west streets in the city. Taken on Randolph and Dearborn.

“Chicagohenge” bathes the loop in biannual sunset

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor September 25, 2022

  Thursday marked more than the beginning of fall as individuals congregated to the Loop, cameras in hand to view the "Chicagohenge.” Occurring during the fall and spring equinoxes, the Chicagohenge...

Franklins showcase will be available for public viewing until Feb. 19 2023.

DPAM exhibitions in conversation with Krista Franklin and Ionit Behar

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor September 18, 2022

For artist Krista Franklin, surrealism is more than an artistic movement. It is a way of seeing the world, a way of living life. Rather than creating surrealist art, Franklin weaves the surrealist lifestyle...

Lou’s 1988 border door was placed on the U.S.-Mexican border. This door is considered Lou’s legacy piece and continues to be shown in exhibits around the world.

Opening doors: The life of Chicano artist Richard Lou

Cary Robbins, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

Richard Alexander Lou lived in Tijuana, Mexico until he was almost 9 years old, and every day for almost three years, he would cross the border to go to elementary school. Around 6:30 a.m., Lou’s...

A man reads the description of The Bather, which Cezanne painted in 1885.

Cezanne exhibit premiers at Art Institute of Chicago

Lilly Keller, Assistant Arts and Life Editor June 5, 2022

Hidden away within the depths of the Art Institute of Chicago resides a quiet hallway, baring only a single name — Cezanne. As museum-goers enter the exhibit, they are greeted by warm summer hues...

Showing within Lighthouse ArtSpace on the Gold Coast, The Frida Kahlo exhibit highlights Kahlos most famous pieces

Patrons enjoy Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, News Editor June 5, 2022

At the “Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience” art gallery, patrons are emotionally and physically transported into Frida Kahlo’s art and legacy. Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist in the 1930s whose...

The urban sketchers gather to admire each others work at the end of their meeting in their throwdown of more than 30 sketchbooks.

The Chicago Urban Sketchers make a springtime return

Leslie Williamson, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

On Saturday afternoon on April 23, during one of the only warm days of this year’s spring, the Chicago Urban Sketchers gathered in Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden to draw together for the first time...

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