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Tattoo Factory off the Wilson stop is one of the many tattoo shops students go to.

Students find self expression through tattoos

Hallie Long, Contributing Writer December 18, 2021

We all express ourselves in various ways, the music we listen to, clothes we wear, piercings, and, of course, tattoos. College is the time in a young adult’s life where they decide to book an appointment...

Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop now open in Bucktown and West Town

Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop now open in Bucktown and West Town

Jana Kunz, Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

A short walk from the Damen Blue Line stop, past Milwaukee Avenue and the 606, is a new Chicago attraction called the Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop that opened its doors as of Oct. 6, 2021. The store is...

“The Art of Banksy” in Chicago

“The Art of Banksy” in Chicago

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor November 7, 2021

While his true identity remains a mystery, the graffiti artist known only by the mononym Banksy has risen to international acclaim. Little is known about the artist save for speculation surrounding...

New art project immortalizes students experience with the COVID-19 pandemic

New art project immortalizes student’s experience with the COVID-19 pandemic

Jocelyn Diaz, La DePaulia Assistant Multimedia Editor November 7, 2021

Beneath the Fullerton CTA station lies a piece of DePaul University’s history. “The Little School Under the ‘L’ Under the ‘L’” are a series of murals under the Fullerton CTA station. Each...

El Mariachi del 23 celebra el mes de la hispanidad tocando rancheras clásicas de la cultura mexicana.

Flag waving: Latinos in Chicago continue the tradition to celebrate Independence day and Hispanic Heritage month

Erika Pérez, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 19, 2021

This was translated from Spanish, version en Espanol. Green, red and white fill the streets of Chicago. Central American flags wave in the air. Chicago’s skyline serves as the backdrop as Latinos...

Van Gogh’s life work brought back to life in immersive art experience

Van Gogh’s life work brought back to life in immersive art experience

Amber Stoutenborough, Staff Writer September 12, 2021

A tribute to a beloved artist, and one of the most popular exhibits today, Chicago opened its doors to the Immersive Van Gogh experience back in February 2021. Despite the pandemic and its restrictions,...

The DePaul Art Museum, located in Lincoln Park.

DePaul Art Museum reopens for in-person viewings

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer May 16, 2021

More than a year after its closure due to Covid-19, DePaul Art Museum reopened its doors for in-person viewings on May 14. Two exhibitions — “LatinXAmerican” and “Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli”...

Tendencies” by Joey Miller, sold on Rarible for 2.5ETH.

How NFTs are changing lives

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

In 1959, French artist Yves Klein sold the world’s first NFT, or non-fungible token. Well, not really, but the central idea was there. Klein was an early advocate of immaterial art. He believed a piece...

Monets Water Lillies was finished in 1906 and is on display at the Art Institute.

‘Monet and Chicago’ is an emotional display of one of the greatest artists of all time

Petya Georgieva, Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

If there must be one word to describe Claude Monet’s work, that word inevitably is light. The light in its all nuances is the main force that consciously or subconsciously catches the eye and takes it...

Maria Belokurova standing infront of her business Raw Edge which opened up this summer in Lincoln Square.

Businesses experience new beginning in time of crisis

Anita Valentin, Contributing Writer September 27, 2020

Maria Belokurova never dreamed she would be opening up her new store, Raw Edge, during a global pandemic. Sandwiched in between Barba Yianni’s Greek Restaurant and The Cask Wine Tasting room in Lincoln...

After the national outrage following the disappearance and death of U.S. soldier Vanessa Guillen, artist Milton Coronado commemorates her memory with a mural in Pilsen.

Local Mexican artist brings hope to Chicago through aerosol wall murals

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 2, 2020

A local Chicano artist is using his passion for aerosol painting to remember the lives of the passing, bringing hope and guidance to the next generation of youth in his community. Mexican artist and...

Un autobús pasa en frente del Museo de Arte DePaul.

Director of DePaul Art Museum departs after 5 years

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor July 22, 2020

DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm had her final day at DePaul on July 15. She has taken a new position as Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive....

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