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Liberty Leading the People

Liberty Leading the People

The piece we decided to recreate is Liberty Leading the People by French artist Eugene Delacroix in 1830. The piece depicts a woman with the French flag in her hand leading a group of men over a pile of corpses. This piece has many elements […]

WIP/IR

WIP/IR

I used to think you could have creation without pain. I had Octobers and Februaries in my corner urging me to scream words onto white paper. Just create. Just scream. And for a second it worked. They were worse than when my bones broke skin. […]

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

We chose this piece as it would give us the opportunity to continue the grand tradition of recreating the last supper with the sensibilities and differences of our modern times. For our modernization we will be having all the disciples be on their phones whilst […]

WIP/IR

WIP/IR

Recently when indulging in my obsession with celebrities and scrolling through their instagrams to procrastinating my homework I found the holy land:Cole Sprouse’ instagram. It is a collection of his artsy photography of dreamy landscapes and the beautiful faces of his friends and co stars. […]

Persistence of Memory

Persistence of Memory

This artwork was created by Salvador Dali in 1931. The surreal painting itself depicts our mental state when dreaming. Specifically, the melting clocks in the painting represent the uselessness and lack of importance of the normal concept of time in the dream state. This is […]

Leda and the Swan

Leda and the Swan

This piece of art by Leonardo Da Vinci depicts the myth of Leda and Zeus (the swan rapist). We wanted to do this piece because Joy acts like a bird a lot and is always pecking around at me. Hayden also seemed extremely fascinated with […]

A.R.T.S. (Always Ready To Suffer)

A.R.T.S. (Always Ready To Suffer)

Do you ever wonder what the hell is going on in the mind of an artist? Why they’re always complaining? Why they’re poor and starving? Why they’re always so… weird? Or maybe you ARE an artist and just want that sweet sweet validation? In this […]

I shouldn’t be writing about my anxiety

I shouldn’t be writing about my anxiety

I shouldn’t be writing about my anxiety this is not poetry. poetry is not staring at blurred lines on crosswalks until your footing gives out and the weight in your stomach starts calling your name. poetry is not the lick, lick, lick of your car’s […]

Twitter

Twitter

Twitter Let us type with Fury, fingers flying as fast as The fleeing birds that shriek With earsplitting clarity. As their homes Are demolished let us bend in Immense pain, our breath stolen by The horrifying sight of a phone that Stares up at us […]

Dear Congress,

Dear Congress,

Dear Congress, April 16th, 2007 Blacksburg, Virginia 33 dead 23 injured The third deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in modern United States history Young Adults Teenagers Trying to get a degree Are forced to run free Killed without reason Killed by treason We […]

Where is the Art?

Where is the Art?

Where is the art? In school, we’re taught That the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, But not That art is the powerhouse for the imagination. We cultivate our minds, But not our souls, We’re turning to Robots Cold and Steel St-st-stumbling over feelings. […]

“America the Beautiful”

“America the Beautiful”

“America the Beautiful” I recognize it’s expected to excerpt the declaration But I’m sensing some inflation in the Creation of the female equality negation Equality is like a filigree It’s sits on its high horse for all to see Doing little and mocking me But […]