Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

Reviews

Finding an appreciation for wildlife photography

Finding an appreciation for wildlife photography

Taylor Anderson Staff Writer

Walking through the Natural Wildlife Photography Exhibition, the sounds of birds chirping becomes immediately entrancing. The lighting. With the windows covered and dim overhead lighting, the only things really illuminated were the photographs allowing visitors to forget about anything else in the room or the outside world and focus solely the images. (more…)

Why we can all relate to Hiccup Haddock and How to Train Your Dragon 3

Why we can all relate to Hiccup Haddock and How to Train Your Dragon 3

Gabe Menzies Staff Writer

I was seven years old when I watched the first “How to Train Your Dragon” movie, and 16 when I saw the third and final installment with my younger brother recently. My brother, who is as big of a fan as the next 9-year-old when it comes to the Viking and dragon adventures, loved it. “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” was two entertaining hours of the protagonist Hiccup Haddock searching for a new world to escape his most fearsome enemy yet; dragon hunter Grimmel the Grisly. For me, the meaning went much deeper.

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Bill Viola resurrects Michelangelo in Life Death Rebirth

Bill Viola resurrects Michelangelo in Life Death Rebirth

Raunak Lally Staff Writer

A video of a dying woman and Michelangelo’s auburn sketches of Hercules are not something you expect to see in the same exhibition, yet that is what happens throughout video artist Bill Viola’s Life Death Rebirth exhibition at the Royal Academy. Michelangelo, who since the creation of his legendary paintings on the Sistine Chapel ceiling and revolutionary David sculpture has been a household name, is redefined as Viola’s video work is paired with Michelangelo’s to create an intense environment for anyone stepping into the dimly-lit rooms of the exhibition.

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LES LALANNE: Where Nature Meets Home

LES LALANNE: Where Nature Meets Home

Maddy Whitman Staff Writer

Entering the Ben Brown Fine Arts gallery to see their most recent art exhibition, LES LALANNE, feels like stepping straight into Alice in Wonderland. The exhibition is immediately fascinating but slightly overwhelming. After taking some time to process the exhibition, it’s easier to appreciate how all the small details animated the gallery space.  

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