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Emily Lew combines art and activism in AP Portfolio

Emily Lew combines art and activism in AP Portfolio

Harris Bubalo, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts

Art is fueled by passion. It takes raw emotions like love, sadness, or pride, and refines them into pieces that express the subject matter on a deeper level of understanding. Graduate Emily Lew '18 recognizes that this power of art of can be used for something other than just human emotion: animals. ...

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts

Close your eyes and listen: there is beautiful music floating through the air. Open your eyes and look: incredible pieces of art line the walls with no end in sight. Where are you? A concert hall? A museum? No. You are simply at Brookline High School, a school filled with incredible artists. How...

Review: Presidential Portraits

Review: Presidential Portraits

Ella Kitterman, Co- Editor in Chief

April 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Visual Arts Reviews

Former President Barack Obama’s presidency was full of firsts. He was the first Black President of the United States. The first to legalize gay marriage during his term. The first to refuse campaign finance from the government. He took our country in a different direction and his final statement as he l...

Seniors gain insight and hone skills through art experiences

Seniors gain insight and hone skills through art experiences

Harris Bubalo, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Arts

The last year of high school can mean a lot of things. It can mean senioritis, graduation parties and looking to the future. Perhaps, most importantly, it means an opportunity to reflect on one’s growth and achievements. For whatever medium, whether it be painting, dancing or playing an instrum...

Teachers incorporate art into class curriculum

Teachers incorporate art into class curriculum

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Arts

The arts come alive with the flick of a brush, molding of clay or shading of a pencil. And for many students in a traditional classroom environment, that art thrives through the form of lectures, projects and word of mouth. Some teachers have found that by merging more imaginative and visionary eleme...

Students for World Awareness and Growth advocate through art

Students for World Awareness and Growth advocate through art

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts

There are still those who are oblivious to the magnitude of the suffering these people and animals face everyday. Millions of Syrian refugees, displaced, many with nowhere to go. Women’s rights, an ongoing fight in society. Animal cruelty, a concern many are uneducated about. The Students fo...

Instagram provides young artists with feedback and inspiration

Instagram provides young artists with feedback and inspiration

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Informational

The internet connects people all over the world. Social media has succeeded in helping people reach larger audiences. Instagram has achieved both of these by helping people share their passions, while inspiring others from all parts of the globe. Art accounts feature young dancers, artists and musicians, and a...

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager

May 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

BHS Active Minds is a new club that exists nationwide and is active in many colleges. The goal of the club is to destigmatize mental health, open up conversations about mental health and create a safe space to have those conversations.The 21st Century Fund granted the club money to put together the Po...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Alice Foster is a senior at the high school who has been drawing ever since she was little. Foster is currently taking AP Studio Art. Foster made this piece, titled Underwater, as a summer assignment for the class. Foster said that her biggest artistic inspirations are her peers in the class becau...

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Oliver Resnick is a junior at the high school who began his artistic career while living in Paris. Resnick was inspired by the city’s rich culture and many art museums. One of his artistic inspirations is painter Louis Jover, who paints predominantly with black watercolors on newspaper. Resnick’s u...

Glassblowers dedicate themselves to unique medium

Glassblowers dedicate themselves to unique medium

Lizzy Filine, Arts Writing Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Arts

  Behind each cool, smooth colored piece of glass lies hours of heat, careful handling and thought. Although glassblowing is challenging, it provides a medium for self-expression and dedication. Glasswork takes on different styles depending on the artist's preference. Senior Jess Newman ...

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