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Moving Images Focus on Endless Time

Moving Images Focus on Endless Time

Who doesn’t feel rushed through life nowadays? Especially those of us who are a part of the media-focused, instant-gratification, plugged-in generation currently racing their way through the non-stop life of a college student (AKA, yours truly); Let’s be honest, it’s exhausting. Evidently, a lot of artists feel this way too. […]

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NAR

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – NAR FALL JOURNAL

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – NAR FALL JOURNAL

NORTHWESTERN ART REVIEW *******DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 27th****** Call for Fall Journal Submissions Northwestern Art Review is thrilled to announce a call for submissions for its thirteenth biannual issue. NAR is NU’s hub to create, examine and discuss the visual arts, so let’s get the conversation going. The Fall 2014 edition of Northwestern Art […]

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Journal

NAR Journal #12: Art in the Time of War

NAR Journal #12: Art in the Time of War

In this issue, NAR attempts to make sense of the violence, ideological conflict, and political turmoil of war through the art that depicts and preserves historical wartime sentiments. Enjoy!

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Chicago

John John’s Negro Clocks

John John’s Negro Clocks

Time has passed, but racism has not. Handyman and conceptual artist John Seubert, who goes by John John, pasted photographs, games, magazine and newspaper clippings of African-American people and symbols on different types of clocks in a body of artwork called “Negro Clocks.”  These interactive clocks portray themes of race, […]

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Chicago

Socially engaged art: The curation of society?

Socially engaged art: The curation of society?

“We’ve become messier as an institution in that the insides of the museum have come to more reflect the outside world.” – Heidi Reitmaier, Director of Education at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) On April 26 the MCA hosted a day-long symposium entitled, “Out There: Contemporary Practice, Art, […]

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Campus

Photo by Claire Kissinger

Hey Northwestern, Where’s the Street Art?

I’ve been a fan of our campus’s street art since freshman year. In fact, I had a personal project planned to document the various works according to their artists around campus this spring. Much to my dismay however, upon returning to campus after spring break I found most of these […]

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Campus

NAR TAKES DILLO DAY

NAR TAKES DILLO DAY

Want your art on the Lakefill come DILLO DAY? Yes you do, and so do Northwestern Art Review & Mayfest! Submit your artwork and/or propose ideas for the chance to have your work shared with a crowd of 10,000. For the first time ever, Dillo Day will have a student-created, […]

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News

lichtinstallation ’320° licht’ von urbanscreen im gasometer oberhausen im rahmen der ausstellung ‘der schöne schein’
photo by thomas wolf © 2014

German Light Show Dazzles Historic Exhibition Space

Think of the greatest light show you’ve ever seen; then think again. If you’re wandering around Oberhausen, Germany anytime soon, local exhibition space Gasometer Oberhausen is hosting an installation entitled “320o Light” by a group called URBANSCREEN.   The group works with large-scale projection on urban surfaces, and their team consists […]

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Chicago

Animals talk Diversity at the MCA

Animals talk Diversity at the MCA

On Thursday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a rat, cow, and rooster took to the stage for “The Diversity Talk.” Artist William Pope.L (the rat) organized the discussion panel, which also included Zachary Cahill (cow), Lisa Yun Lee (rooster), and Romi Crawford. From the audience, artist Wolfie E. […]

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