Master Copies

You may have heard of master copies: copies of famous art pieces that students try to replicate. What are they, and what benefit does it have to us as artists?…

Studio Ghibli

Legendary films have been produced from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki, the retired director of Studio Ghibli. These films have inspired countless people across the world, spawning fanart, subcultures, and…

Girl With a Pearl Earring

This famed piece of art has passed through many names and hands and was even stolen during the Nazi regime. What makes it so appealing and beautiful to the beholders?…

Junji Ito and the Art of Horror

Junji Itō. You may have seen or read his work before; it is instantly recognizable in its black-and-white glory, unsettling in an unusual way.  Itō grew up with two older…

Zdzisław Beksiński

Illustrations of the Horrors of History and Humanity By: Jocelyn Wang The horrors of World War 2 are undeniable: mass genocide, civilian warfare, and biochemical terrorism, among many other atrocities…

Crocheting vs. Knitting

We’ve all seen those countless balls of yarn in arts and craft stores when looking for materials for a project. Those balls of yarn are most commonly used for two…

Records, CDs, Cassettes: Relics in Our Modern Age

Imagine this: You’re feeling suffocated by the silence of quarantine. You’ve been sitting in a silent Zoom breakout room for what seems like an eternity. So, you open your favorite…

The Midnight Paintings

Dr. Seuss’s Secret Art Collection By: Jocelyn Wang Best known for his cartoon-style children’s books, such as The Cat in the Hat and The Lorax, Theodor Seuss Geisel, more commonly…

Going Viral

TikTok users everywhere are using the algorithm to rise to fame. Is it exploiting a social media-obsessed generation or just using the resources at our fingertips? As we have all…

The History of Blown Glass

Glass is an alluring medium: it is translucent, glittering, delicate, and seemingly weightless. Humans started using glass a long time ago, in the form of obsidian. This is not the…