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“Mexico 500+” enriches Hispanic Heritage Month on Stony Brook

Amaya McDonald October 16, 2019
Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, America celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the influential contributions of Latino and Hispanic Americans in American politics, culture and community.
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Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Alek Lewis September 8, 2019
“Patema Inverted” is a must-watch for Japanese animation fans who look for the immersion into culture and impressive animation, and science fiction fans who like to think about the possibilities of gravitational fantasy.
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Stony Brook student Ameya Kale reading from his novel, Sacrifice. ALEEZA KAZMI/STATESMAN

SBU student publishes sci-fi novel

Elisha Asif April 19, 2019
“Sacrifice,” which turned out to be 298 pages and approximately 65,000 words, started out as an idea that Kale posted on his Facebook for discussion.
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A store that sells local art called The Shelf. The Shelf will open in mid-April in Port Jefferson. JOSHUA SPITZ/THE STATESMAN

Growing Long Island art market sees new businesses enter fray

Alexander Bakirdan and Joshua Spitz March 24, 2019
The Shelf, an artisan store in downtown Port Jefferson, will open in mid-April and will be selling the art of 32 local artists and entrepreneurs.
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The Iconicity Cloud Collage from the Zuccaire gallery. Trends in digital technology is the focal point of the gallery. COURTESY OF THE ZUCCAIRE GALLERY

Artists in conversation at Zuccaire Gallery talk about “ICONICITY”

Kimberly Brown February 24, 2019
American Artist, an interdisciplinary artist who had a legal name change, has artworks on topics ranging from black radicalism to network virtual life and the historical dynamics of contemporary culture.
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Andy Warhol’s “Flowers” series from 1964 and “Cow Wallpaper [Pink on Yellow]” from 1966 at the Whitney Museum in New York City. The exhibit is on display until March 31, 2019.BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Through chaos, the Whitney gives Andy Warhol newfound relevance

Brianne Ledda January 27, 2019
On first impression, the Whitney Museum of American Art’s exhibit on Andy Warhol gave me a headache.
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The logo icon for Tumblr, a social media and blogging platform. On Dec. 17, Tumblr will ban all adult content defined as photos, videos, and GIFs showing “real-life human genitals,” “female-presenting nipples,” and any content depicting sex acts. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Bad move: Tumblr bans adult content, chokes out NSFW artists

Kayla McKiski December 6, 2018
Beginning on Dec. 17, Tumblr will prohibit all adult content. The company defines adult content as photos, videos and GIFs showing “real-life human genitals,” “female-presenting nipples” and any content depicting sex acts.
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A piece by Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor, COURTESY OF HANNAH PROVISOR

Brooklyn artist launches illustrated series about sexual harassment

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2018
Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor was waiting for the bus when a man described to her in graphic detail what he wanted to do with her body.
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“Native Turf” abstract art gallery opens in Melville Library

Elisabeth Magotteaux September 23, 2018
Bright hues and colors, unshapely forms and curves make up the abstract art of “Native Turf,” at the Lawrence Alloway Gallery, located on the first floor of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.
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Pop-Up Candytopia Satisfies Your Sweet Tooth

Elizabeth Brenner August 26, 2018
Candytopia, a pop-up traveling candy museum in New York City, has landed near Penn Station and is in town until Nov. 15.
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Saher Jafri posing in her apparel. COURTESY OF SAHER JAFRI

Stony Brook alumna designs henna beyond tradition

Rawson Jahan June 16, 2018
She said her work is not that profitable yet, because of the costs associated with shipping and maintaining an online storefront. But for Jafri, it is more about the art and connecting with other Muslim millennials.
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The entrance to the Staller Center for the Arts theatre. The STATESMAN FILE

Let artistic students beautify Stony Brook

Mike Adams April 15, 2018
Let studio art majors paint some walls or put up some sculptures in otherwise bland areas. It’d be cheap and easy to put up a few murals — definitely less costly to finance than a full-blown “Far Beyond” program.
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