Art in the Era of Climate Catastrophe

The winter has been eerily mild. While the January temperatures reaching into the sixties have been a welcome break from heavy jackets and scarves, the pleasant days are a bittersweet indication of climate change. During the lukewarm limbo of winter break, I

Kitao’s “Lost-n-Found” Reclaims Abandoned Art

This past Friday, April 26, Kitao had yet another gallery exhibition to finish off a strong semester of student work. The captionless showcase was curated on the very basis of this anonymity. “Lost-n-Found,” a collection of works that have been left behind


Senior Thesis Exhibitions Electrify List Gallery

When I interviewed him about his thesis, studio art major Tiye Pulley ’19 told me that he loves religious paintings with their angelic and demonic figures, but that he wanted to “paint them like my own disturbed and bloodied angels.” Stepping into


Interactive Film: The Predecessor to Bandersnatch

Do you want to read this article?YES NO A few months ago, Netflix released “Bandersnatch” as the newest segment in its tech-horror series “Black Mirror.” The wildly popular episode took advantage of the streaming giant to engineer an interactive experience, asking viewers

Profiles in Art: Yixuan “Maisie” Luo, Piecing Life Together

Above the restless heads of students waiting in long lunch lines that extend beyond the double stairs at Sharples, three paintings — “Man Eating Crispy Chicken,” “Man Eating Greasy Pizza,” and “Woman Eating Juicy Wrap” — silently loom. True to their straight-forward


The Memory Palaces of Angela Lorenz

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. Angela Lorenz’s

McCabe exhibit tells French immigrant stories

Immigration has exploded in American political discourse, becoming a part of every candidate’s platform and affecting our relations with the outside world. This debate, obviously, cannot be isolated to the United States but rather exists in every country, to a certain extent.

Diamond’s Senior Exhibition Launches Series

As a monitor in the List Gallery, I have the privilege of spending 2.5-3 hours each week surrounded by a varying landscape of paintings, drawings, and sculpture.  This year, I’ve feasted my eyes on colorful seascapes, mysterious forest scenes, intricately made family