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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Museumgoers view The Seine Bridges at Asnieres by Van Gogh in the gallery.

Not the Van Gogh you know: How Vincent van Gogh and artists of the next generation redefined art in the northwestern suburbs of Paris

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor May 21, 2023

Few names are known better than Vincent van Gogh. In the century and a half since the Dutch painter took his life in 1890, his work has migrated across the globe, settling in over 30 museums across five...

DePaul professor and Service Learning Coordinator Brother Mark Elder reflects on his 28 years at the University.

‘This is me being a performance artist day to day’: The colorful past, present and future of Mark Elder

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor May 15, 2023

DePaul professor of Fine Arts and Service-Learning Coordinator Mark Elder's — better known as Brother Mark — Byrne Hall studio is as one would imagine. Bottles of paint and duct tape line the workroom's...

554 by Jr Alvarez displayed at the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) gallery on Monday, May 1. The gallery sought to highlight APIDA student artwork.

‘Untold Stories’ reflects Asian Pacific Islander Desi American student experience at DePaul

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor May 7, 2023

The theme of untold stories came naturally to Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) art gallery curator Sophia Iqbal. "The idea of untold stories is very prevalent among Asian American communities...

‘Creativity and queerness definitely go hand in hand:’ Spectrum DePaul bring together art, history, activism

‘Creativity and queerness definitely go hand in hand:’ Spectrum DePaul bring together art, history, activism

Claire Tweedie, Staff Writer April 23, 2023

Laughter erupts from students and brushes splash watercolors while students energetically copy the movements of the Bob Ross video in front of them. The 15 attendees only devote some attention to the projected...

Michelangelos David stands uncensored at the Galleria dellAcademia. Recently controversy has befallen the statue in light of parental right debates.

‘I think parents should have a lot less to say:’ Michelangelo’s ‘David’ incites controversy about parental rights

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor April 16, 2023

On Sept. 8, 1504, Italian sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti unveiled his over 12,000-pound marble statue "David," based on the biblical hero who defeated the giant Goliath. For nearly 400 years, locals...

Since the exhibition opened in mid Febuary, museumgoers hace flocked to the gallery to see the over 30 works by the Spanish artist.

‘The Image Disappears’: Chicago Art Institutes’s latest exhibit explores the dichotomy of Salvador Dalí

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor April 2, 2023

Oozing pianos, furry fruit and mink tufts on marble captivate those who enter gallery 289 at the Chicago Art Institute.  Bringing together over 30 paintings, sculptures and drawings, "The Image Disappears,"...

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...

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