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Kinetic Sculpture: The Artistic Movement of Motion

Kinetic Sculpture: The Artistic Movement of Motion

Motion within art is the incorporation of a new, fourth dimension – time.  Kinetics, whether real or perceived, is an element of artwork that can bring a piece closer to a representation of reality.  This phenomenon has caused motion within art to become more popular within modern art, increasingly featured in artwork and in public […]

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The Street Art Movement: Vandalism to Urban Art

The Street Art Movement: Vandalism to Urban Art

It began as vandalism, but now is considered a flourishing art movement. Street art has not always been widely considered a valid form of artistic expression.  Perceptions of the art form have changed dramatically over the last century, garnering respect within the art form.  Instead of solely popping up as visual pollution on the sides […]

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His Jacket

His Jacket

I present the newest anthem for everyone who feels lonely right now.  Cry with me as you read my new poem. “His Jacket” Among the great symbols of high school drama is the jacket When a girl dons one of these giant plushy things and the jacket his not hers It is a sign that […]

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Zombeavers is a Delightfully Awful Movie

Zombeavers is a Delightfully Awful Movie

I’m not typically a horror fan. I scream at everything, am prone to panic attacks, and hate jump scares with a passion. However, as the season grows colder and Halloween draws closer, I can’t help but try and get into the spirit of the holiday. How have I done that, you may ask? By watching […]

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Art in Charlotte: Upcoming Events and Exhibits

Art in Charlotte: Upcoming Events and Exhibits

Charlotte is a city that holds its arts in high regard; there are constantly arts events happening in the area.  Therefore, I have featured a few exhibits that are popular in current local arts news.   Reveal and Detonate: Contemporary Mexican Photography Location: Mint Museum Uptown Date(s): October 28th – June 17, 2018 Admission: Price […]

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Newport by Sierra Beeler

Newport by Sierra Beeler

Newport Once the first pack’s bought there’s no turning back. ‘Tween their lips, first puff’s unforgettable. Smoke. Puff. Drag. The nicotine spreads like facts, through the brain; information unstable.   Inhaled carcinogens swell in the lungs, and embeds the cancer with thick sick tar. Institutional’zation of our young, ruins their minds leaving nothing to mar. […]

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The Human Race

The Human Race

He pauses at a crossroads, dust filtering his vision. A grocery bag with half a PB + J rhythmically beats against his leg with the wind. The horizon is a haze of what-ifs, and his hands twist tight in indecision. Maybe if he had ever heard a poem by a certain Robert Frost he would […]

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