Alserkal Avenue and Louvre Abu Dhabi – Anoushka Mariwala ’21

It was the usual 110F in Dubai as I strolled through Alserkal Avenue and slipped into the Ishara Art Foundation’s first, and very new, gallery. My relief at escaping the blistering sun was quickly overtaken by surprise and wonder, as I was immediately faced with Zarina’s massive Home is a Foreign Place — one of Read more about Alserkal Avenue and Louvre Abu Dhabi – Anoushka Mariwala ’21[…]

Hidden Art of the Barrio Oeste – Salamanca, Spain – Shelby Kinch ’22

One afternoon as I trekked home from class through the scorching midday heat I took a wrong turn and found myself in a quiet alley in the suburbs of Salamanca. Salamanca, located in the Castile and León region of Spain, hosts one of the world’s oldest universities and centers around the stunning Plaza Mayor, a Read more about Hidden Art of the Barrio Oeste – Salamanca, Spain – Shelby Kinch ’22[…]

Impressions of Ireland at the Crawford Art Gallery – Isabel Griffith-Gorgati ’21

On an uncharacteristically warm Irish Sunday, a pleasant stickiness filled the halls of the Crawford Art Gallery. Carpeted hallways and the occasional creaky step gave me the sense that I was walking through somebody’s home, peering into a private collection. This small art museum in Ireland’s second largest city, Cork, feels intimate and inviting. Almost Read more about Impressions of Ireland at the Crawford Art Gallery – Isabel Griffith-Gorgati ’21[…]

Artist Discovery: Jenny Holzer at Tate Modern – Rhys Drout ‘22

“You have to visit Tate Modern!” I heard this exclamation over and over from friends who heard I was going to London, as they all know my love for modern art. Because of this, my expectations were incredibly high as I walked through the doors of the former Bankside Power Station. At first, I was Read more about Artist Discovery: Jenny Holzer at Tate Modern – Rhys Drout ‘22[…]

Street, Dresden : “Alienation Wrought by Modernization” – Yolanda Jin ’20

The galleries of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) were bustling with people on the last day before the museum closed for renovation. All my senses were stimulated the instant I walked into the space. I was hit by the choir of conversation and laughter scented by a lingering current of perfume and sweat from Read more about Street, Dresden : “Alienation Wrought by Modernization” – Yolanda Jin ’20[…]

So What is Camp? – Urvashi Uberoy ’20

In New York City, the arrival of spring is indicated by the unfurling of the red carpet on the stairs leading up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A flurry of celebrities assembles at the museum for the annual Met Gala, decked in outfits themed according to the current fashion exhibit at the museum. This Read more about So What is Camp? – Urvashi Uberoy ’20[…]

Andy Warhol’s Polaroid Pictures – Grace Guan ’20

London is home to many unmissable museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, and the National Gallery. My favorite of the more famous museums was the Tate Modern–I visited it five times during my five-month stay in London. However, I just as much appreciated London’s intimate, secret art scene–“secret” because I Read more about Andy Warhol’s Polaroid Pictures – Grace Guan ’20[…]

The FLAG Art Foundation – Cordelia Lowry ’22

At the end of my first semester at Princeton, I decided to step outside of the Orange Bubble for the Spring. It was certainly not an easy, nor a common decision, but I needed to address health issues and wanted to explore my interests beyond the classroom. It was like a gap year, squeezed into Read more about The FLAG Art Foundation – Cordelia Lowry ’22[…]

“Global Clinic” at the Wellcome Collection

Architecture for Global Health – Grace Guan ’20

As someone pursuing a certificate in Global Health and Health Policy, I often think about how to fuse art and engineering to tackle complex problems in the healthcare space. One such problem is that of designing a temporary medical facility used in remote locations to deliver emergency care. As a cost-effective alternative to traditionally constructed Read more about Architecture for Global Health – Grace Guan ’20[…]