The Concordiensis

Album review: Lana Del Rey’s “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

Marie Lindsey, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Norman Rockwell, American painter, illustrator and novelist was born in New York City in 1894. By 1916 Rockwell began his work as a popular illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post. He created 321 covers over a span of nearl...

Midsommar is a nightmare playing out in broad daylight

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

September 26, 2019

In a genre saturated with night terrors of every kind, perhaps the scariest thing a horror film can do is to turn on the lights. That’s exactly what happens in “Midsommar,” the latest film from director Ari Aster. His 20...

Post-Hot Girl Summer, 5 women rappers to check out this fall

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

September 19, 2019

This past spring, I wrote a feature on Megan Thee Stallion’s first studio album, Fever. Since then the Houston-based rapper has become one of the biggest names on the hip hop scene, having skyrocketed to broad fame after he...

Debut LP “FEVER” has enough heat to last you all summer

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

You may have only learned about her recently, but she’s been at it for years, her talent bubbling under the surface of an industry that wasn’t ready for her until now: Megan Thee Stallion, a 24-year-old Houston native who wi...

Chelsea gallery owner discusses the trends of dealing art

Mitchell Famulare, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

Union alumna Ellie Rines ’10, owner of the gallery 56 Henry in New York City, visited Professor Lorraine Cox’s class “The Business of Visual Art & Contemporary Entrepreneurship” and discussed the art of dealing cr...

The Met Gala 2019: a spectacle deeply rooted in academia

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

May 16, 2019

On the first Monday in May each year, the entire fashion world has its eyes focused on the same red carpet: the Met Gala. The event is technically a fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, but it resemb...

Senior thesis explores the future of virtual reality as an art form

Mitchell Famulare, Arts Editor

May 16, 2019

Sophia Gebara ’19, an art history major, presented her senior thesis at this year’s Steinmetz Symposium during “Technology & the Human Condition.” Her work demonstrates the intersection of technology and art histo...

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