What Is Art, And What Art Deserves To Be In Museums?

What Is Art, And What Art Deserves To Be In Museums?

“What is art?” A short older lady with graying hair asked the high school intermediate art class. She waited for the small group of students sitting behind art supplies that were laid out on top of long wooden folding tables to slowly raise their hands. She pointed at a girl sitting near the back of [...]

A Run Through MOCA In LA And The Standard

A Run Through MOCA In LA And The Standard

There’s something about getting lost in the rows of paint, clay, and metal that are hung on the walls and that populate the formerly empty spaces of an art gallery or museum. Within a glance, I can feel the emotions that had flowed through the bodies of artists and can learn the histories of other [...]

A Weekend Of Modernism

A Weekend Of Modernism

I have always been familiar with mid-century architecture and design. As a former architecture student, I was made aware of Palm Springs, CA’s significance to the modernism movement and its impact on design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture. However, even with my interest in architecture and design, I had never attended Palm Springs’ Modernism Week [...]

From School Project to Art Gallery

From School Project to Art Gallery

One of the strangest feelings in the world for me has to be the time I watched a group of young artists paint the logo, that I had designed and come up with in my head. Watching the sign that they painted being mounted on top of an art gallery storefront is also right up [...]

The Hollywood Intern: Part 8- When I Grow Up

Click here to start from the beginning. We grew up dreaming about becoming fireman, policeman, doctors, and princesses and when it was our time to graduate high school, start our first jobs, and pick a major for college we all derped and freaked out.  When it came to our deepest and darkest desires we all [...]

A Tale of Investigative Journalism

I really wasn’t supposed to take any articles other than Opinion’s pieces at my school’s newspaper, The Poly Post, this quarter, but one of the other writers had nudged me to pick up a small Lifestyle piece on a LGBTQ themed art gallery. I figured that I would take the extra story along with the [...]