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Cross Pollination

When examining art from centuries ago, it seems logical to categorize works of art by geographic location: different regions simply developed unique styles. However, the Smart Museum’s latest exhibit, “Awash in Color,” turns this notion on its head. Program for…

Final Metal

Physics professor Sidney Nagel held up two forks: one metal, one plastic. “Who would like me to stick this one in there?” Nagel asked, gesturing with the metal fork to a nearby electrical socket. “No one? What about this one?”…

Seeing Red

Koretsky’s innovative, confrontational style is grounded in experimental techniques and emotionally charged imagery. Its bold assertion of a universal vision for mankind–a world free from racism and capitalist oppression–marks a departure from the patriotic classicism characterized by the Socialist Realist art of Koretsky’s contemporaries.

Sacred Echoes

A headless god of stone sits with his legs crossed, a red and blue halo encircling the empty space above his neck. A stripe of faded green is still visible on his robes. His left hand is bent backwards, the…