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    Sacred Space: A Safe Haven For Atlanta Artists

    Sacred Space is a gallery taking place on Sunday, April 22nd to show off art done by Atlanta teens. I had the opportunity to interview Kendall Greene, the founder of Positivity Party. She’s been passionate about art for as long as I can remember, and it’s amazing to see her passion blossoming into something extraordinary […]

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    Opinion: Controversial Art Is a Medium For Conversation and Should Be Displayed

    For millennia, artists have poured their souls into their work, fashioning incredible (or sometimes atrocious) pieces that leave the audience stunned and breathless. However, art has more function than mere visual appeal. It is a powerful mechanism for communication; as an outlet for human expression, its impact manifested before humans could even read or write. […]

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    Rethinking Contemporary Arts

    By definition, Contemporary Art is the “art of the present day and relatively recent past and of an innovatory or avant-garde nature.” The art itself leaves a broad variety of artistic creations, there is no definite manifesto to follow, nor any specific technique that entails the participation in the Contemporary art “movement” because there is essentially no […]

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    The Artistic Revolution: How Social Media changed the Arts

    Art on social media is currently really popular and widely spread. Scrolling through Instagram — the most used in terms of artistic sharing — you can find thousands of different art accounts, every single one of them with their own peculiar style. However, there’s something particularly interesting about this social media artistic phenomenon: it changed and evolved […]

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    The “Google Arts and Culture” App Will Let You Find Your Art Portrait Doppelganger

    Recently, the “Google Arts and Culture” application released a new feature. Now, the ability to find real portraits through your selfies can be found within the app. The portraits revealed are a whimsical and satisfyingly Instagrammable result. As someone who considers themselves to be an artist and regularly frequents museums, I can attest to the […]

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    A Deeper Look at Millennial Humor

    Memes are a common ground for young people everywhere. Taking place mostly on the internet, memes and the obscure humor of the millennial generation have created a fun way for us to relate to one another. With multiple memes being shared every month of the year, it is nearly impossible to count exactly how many […]

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    Factors of Love

    I wrote this poem after getting my heart broken. It made me evaluate that many people cannot describe love or their perception of love is different. I then learned that maybe I don’t even know what love is. Love, it can be one of the most beautiful things……. It can also be one of the […]

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    A Dead Grasshopper Was Found in a Van Gogh Painting

    In Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, painting Conservator Mary Schafer discovered a dead grasshopper in Vincent Van Gogh’s 1889 painting “Olive Trees”. While examining the painting, Schafer discovered what at first appeared to be a leaf, but upon further inspection turned out to be a dead grasshopper. The dead grasshopper revealed the painting’s context, […]

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    The Role of Art on Mental Health

    Mental illnesses affect millions of people from all over the world, regardless of their gender, race, religion, etc. It is estimated that 20% of teenagers aged 13 to 18 suffer from mental health conditions and that 75% of young people with mental illnesses are not receiving proper treatment. Having said that, it’s clear that something […]