Tag: Art

“Rethinking Lines” Artist Speaks to Mason Students

The artist behind the Fenwick Gallery exhibition, Mel Parada, gives a presentation BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Communication is unavoidable in everyday life. From billboards to street signs, everything has a message. Mel Parada aims to change that. For the past…

Making History with the Mural Festival

Mason Hosts Mural Festival in April By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Mason has impressive buildings and great scenery. However, Jeff Yu, vice president of the Mural Brigade, said that “our campus is very ‘businesslike’.” Mason’s campus can be described as…

“Our Comics, Ourselves” exhibition preview

A NEW COMIC EXHIBITION OPENS UP IN FENWICK By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor A new comic exhibition, “Our Comics, Ourselves” curated by Jan Descartes and Monica McKelvey Johnson from Brooklyn, has opened up in Fenwick from August 21 until October 6th…

Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

ESSAY: Art, aliens and Sigur Rós

BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF (Photos courtesy of the National Gallery of Art)   I wouldn’t be the first to compare Pollock to Pavement, with their shared jumble of paint (words), brushstrokes (lyrics) dripping with irony. Art and music go hand…

Movie Review: Big Eyes

Tim Burton does not disappoint. His direction of the film “Big Eyes,” which is about artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) turned out to be a work of art. Keane’s artwork never received the attention it deserved until she met Walter Keane…

Mason presents EcoScience + Art

Blanca Acevedo, staff writer Art exhibitions can be used as a means of collaboration between the arts and sciences. Dr. Changwoo Ahn, an Associate Professor in Environmental Science and Policy  worked together with his co-chair associate Mark Cooley to realize this…

Profile: Greet

In an ideal world, Michele Greet, associate professor of art history at Mason, would curate her art exhibition with 125 pieces and tour it in five cities: three locations in the United States, one in Paris and one in Latin…