James Blake Conquers Demons, Finds Love on “Assume Form”

Electronic music producer-turned-solo-artist James Blake has been a fixture in the pop and alternative R&B scene for a number of years. While his last record, “The Colour in Anything,” was released in 2016, Blake has kept busy with a number of high


Abstract AF: Hilma af Klint’s Evolution

The remarkable spiraling structure of the Guggenheim Museum compels museumgoers to experience art along an upwards, evolving pathway. In “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future,” exhibit and environment intertwine as af Klint’s revolutionary pieces evolve right along with us. At the

Love is in the Bin — and Public Art Too?

Banksy’s most well-known work, “Girl with Balloon,” sold for $1.4 million at Sotheby’s on Friday, October 5th. Minutes after the pounding gavel confirmed the sale, alarms sounded and a wave of exclamation went through the auction house. Banksy’s painting had shredded itself.

Lenny Seidman’s ARC: A Reconciliation of Diverse Traditions

Lenny Seidman’s latest project “ARC”a full length performance suite that combines tabla and taiko drumming with contemporary dance and Japanese butoh, was presented at Swarthmore College on October 5th, 2018. “ARC” derives its name from the intention of the performance: to identify

Changing Spaces: The Paul Strand Exhibit

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Paul Strand