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Art Spiegelman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrator. During his lecture at Northeastern University, he said, “Comics burn their way passed your peripheral defenses into your brain directly through the eyeball. They dig deep because they work the same way your brain works.” The lecture was held as a memorial for Morton E. Ruderman. It was presented by the University’s Humanities Center as well...

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Mannequins reflect our lives

Mannequins are usually only seen as vessels of the medium of sales and advertising products. This word comes from the French word mannequin, which had acquired the meaning "an artist's jointed model", which in turn came from the Flemish word manneken, meaning "little man, figurine".  However, that’s not what Ralph Pucci from Northeastern University seems to think. He understands an even deeper meaning of their...

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Colour

As an artist, you think about the form of any project first and then think about the colours you are going to use. However, from the point of view of the viewer, they focus first on the colour scheme of any project. Colour scheme is what catches the eye of the viewer. Once the installation gets the attention, the viewer notices the form it represents.   “Usually...

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people

Northeastern University is filled with colors and vibrancy, graffiti and murals. And now, Daniel Anguilu is coming back to brighten up his wilting mural on the pedestrian bridge. This talented street artist will also be fixing the retaining wall by the Curry Student Center. Anguilu has also added a circular, wheel-type pattern along the ramp. The colored stripes and the ‘wheel’ impression would make his...

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public art

Public art goes beyond roadside graffiti that someone drew in the middle of the night and ran away. These days, we are seeing public art as a trend. There are whole campaigns dedicated to public art, in the name of beautification of cities. It goes from spray painted graffiti on a lonely street to the big and breath-taking murals in subway stations or airports, these...

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Art is as much a representation of self as it is of culture around you

Since the beginning of time, art has been a common link across cultures. It has always united people and helped us understand each other a little better. Where words fail, pictures speak volumes. Sharing art across cultures has always been a way to show friendship and goodwill. The Statue of Liberty was a copper sculpture of a Roman Goddess, dedicated by France to the United...

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modica-way

Modica Way in Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a public walkway connecting City Parking Lot 5 to Massachusetts Avenue. Walkways are common and often dingy, unlit and dirty with stagnant water and rats scurrying around. However, Modica Way has broken free from these stereotypical characteristics to evolve into a master piece. It has one side featuring black and white collage photographs and it has...

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Screenwriting, also called scriptwriting, is the art and craft of writing scripts for mass media such as feature films, television productions or video games. Screenwriting therefore includes researching the story, developing the narrative, writing the script, screenplay, dialogues and delivering it, in the required format, to development executives. Screenwriters therefore have great influence over the creative direction and emotional impact of the screenplay and of...

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