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Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

On Oct. 5, 2017, The New York Times published a story describing decades of sexual harassment perpetrated by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The scandal is considered the spark that led to the viral spread of the #MeToo movement. Originally coined by civil rights activist Tarana Burke in 2006, the movement’s[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
FRANCIS KENDOLL

Q&A: Georgetown Artist Deconstructs Black Masculinity

Last month, Francis Kpue (COL ’21) debuted his photo project FLOWERBOY, a series of portraits challenging conceptions of black masculinity. In an interview with The Hoya, Kpue — who uses the name Francis Kendoll in his artwork — discussed the inspiration behind his work, the consequences of toxic masculinity and[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Features, Uncategorized
FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Journey of the Modern Artist

FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Journey of the Modern Artist

It is often a lonely endeavor for artists, even those who have college degrees, to map a successful journey through the art industry. This is the result of art departments facilitating art practices without producing viable workers; of archaic perspectives that do not classify many art practices as work; and[Read More…]

by August 7, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
A Place for Business in the Studio

A Place for Business in the Studio

I originally entered the McDonough School of Business thinking I could find a way into architecture from an administrative or business development angle. I had no art portfolio ready to apply to an architecture school. The business school lacks an architecture or engineering program, so it’s no surprise that my[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Artist Explains ‘Calligraffiti’

Artist Explains ‘Calligraffiti’

In an attempt to find his identity as the child of immigrants living in France, French-Tunisian street artist eL Seed took a modern twist on the traditional art of Arabic calligraphy by fusing it with graffiti. He displayed his “Calligraffiti” and discussed it Wednesday evening in White-Gravenor Hall. The Georgetown University Lecture Fund, the Department of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News