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Motherhood and ‘Sacrifice’

Motherhood and ‘Sacrifice’

March 1, 2016

As people enter the West Gatov gallery on campus, large ceramic works of “Sacrifice “along the wall are visible that show both the images of an artist’s life and the hauntingly beautiful vision of ...

Another time, same critique

Lisa Williston, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts

Societal commentary is the name of the game at the Cal State Long Beach University Art Museum’s spring exhibition. The UAM opened their spring art show last Saturday featuring three exhibits: Rebecca Campbell and Samantha Fields’ “Dreams of Another Time,” Wayne Thiebaud’s collection on the print process and graduate-run installation “Frenemies: Art Versus Commodity.” These compilations focus on the creative p...

Rope and gagging make for a censor-y experience

Rope and gagging make for a censor-y experience

December 10, 2015

A sensory-rich installation was added to the USU Ballrooms—complete with dystopian-like imagery and ominous art exhibits. “The Blackout Project: A Censorship Experience” was a one-day art show th...

A river in the city

A river in the city

Kevin Flores, Arts & Life Editor

December 6, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Showcase, Today

The Los Angeles River in the paintings of Victor Hugo Zayas’ is rendered through changing light, through different levels of smog and pollution, through neighborhood lines, through time, lucidly and...

CSULB student gallery adds a dirty angle to photography

CSULB student gallery adds a dirty angle to photography

December 1, 2015

Diapers, condoms, cigarettes—items you can find not only at your nearest convenient store but also on the shores of some of the mostly frequently visited beaches in Southern California like Sunset, Newport...

The metal of imaginary restriction

The metal of imaginary restriction

November 17, 2015

Corroded metal bodies fill the gallery room, having been recovered from the base of a 150-foot cliff from the waters of Palos Verdes. From a car door, that seems to defy gravity, suspended in mid-air near...

Fiberlicious… definition makes them artists go loco

Fiberlicious… definition makes them artists go loco

November 5, 2015

Not to be confused with the hit Fergie song, “Fergalicious”...FIBER-licious is a little less on the sassy side but has a similarly bold statement. “Fiberlicious” is the latest art exhibit at...

Return from the Dead

Return from the Dead

October 28, 2015

Happy death day to you. Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a holiday that celebrates the lives of relatives deceased. The holiday is most often recognized by colorful “sugar skulls,” w...