As part of "Make Week," Emily Greenberg '13 collaborated with fellow students to construct a sound installation referencing famous movies and TV shows in an elevator. The results were unexpected but unforgettable.
Nina Arsenault is a multimedia artist pushing boundaries through candid and graphic expression of her gender change. Before her Wednesday performance at the Schwartz Center, The Sun spoke with Arsenault through email about her foray into the sex trade, cosmetic surgery and art.
There seems to be some serious soul-searching going on at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which runs till November 25. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 thinks the shift in focus from architectural innovation to urban activism is timely.
If you're walking about the Arts Quad or Libe Slope at night, it's hard not to be gripped by Cosmos, artist Leo Villareal's "organic" light sculpture at the Johnson Museum. While on campus this week, Villareal spoke extensively about his work. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 is impressed.
The artistic conscience of Pritzker Prize winner Richard Meier ’57, the architect behind Cornell’s Weill Hall, is revealed at Hartell Gallery in Sibley Dome. Samantha Myers ‘15 is intrigued by Meier’s stark white, modern architecture and his colorful, rustic art.
Physicist and photographer Thibault Roland returns to Mann Gallery with a raging but poised photo travelogue that reflects the mystique and romance of the road trip. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 reviews Terra Nova, on display at Mann Library till Oct. 28.
On Tuesday, Cornell Cinema screened The Artist is Present, a documentary on performance artist Marina Abramovic. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 views Abramovic as a "warrior" who confronts the humanity in all who dare face her.
Lately, Alice Wang '15 has come to appreciate the wit, genius and modus operandi of street artist Banksy. Maybe it's because, over the last week, she watched his documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop 14.5 times.
Sam Green, an Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker, will present his newest “live documentary,” The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, at Cornell Cinema Saturday night alongside rock band Yo La Tengo. The Sun spoke over the phone with Green about the “live documentary” experience, journalism’s decline, The Weather Underground’s Bill Ayers and the magic of Cornell Cinema.