Unarguably, 2017 has been the year of Cardi B, as the acclaimed female rapper who has transcended all expectations and become a force to reckoned with. Upon releasing her hit single “Bodak Yellow” this summer, Cardi B topped the charts and eventually became the first female rapper to go platinum since Lauryn Hill in 1998. […]

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Rumor has it, if you say “2007” over and over again fast enough, it’ll sound like you’re saying “iconic,” probably because that’s the only adjective you’ll ever need to describe that year. Admit it: 2007 will be the most iconic year of the century. Between Britney, Paris, Lindsay, Motorola RAZRs, BlackBerrys, “High School Musical,” and […]

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I’m Mexican and my hometown is Miami, so I have been surrounded by Hispanic culture my entire life. I’ve only been away from home for a month, but I already miss speaking Spanish daily and being surrounded by my fellow Latinos. Boston is an extremely diverse city, so although there is Hispanic community here, it’s […]

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Everyone goes into college hoping to find their best friend and excel in their classes, extracurriculars and jobs. With so much on our plates, we find ourselves making our best friend in the contents of our cup: caffeine. As a recovering coffee addict and a sleep procrastinator, I find myself reaching for my mug more often […]

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A controversial bill from Germany’s Federal Government Commission for Culture and the Media will move on to a public round of consultation and is expected to be voted on in parliament in 2016. The bill is intended to minimize imports of illegal antiquities and slow the export of significant artworks out of Germany. Furthermore, any […]

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Beginning Sept. 17, eBay is set to create a live online art and design auction in cooperation with Phillips auction house entitled “New Now.” This auction will create another digital avenue for bidding on high-end art, design, jewelry, photography, prints and watches, in addition to the more traditional methods of in-house and telephone bidding. This is […]

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May 31 would be legendary German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 70th birthday. Unfortunately, he died of a drug overdose in 1982, but his influence on the international film industry continues. The Deutsches Filmmuseum and the Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum have collaborated on a new project entitled, “Fassbinder — NOW.” It is set to open on May 6 and remain […]

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Martin Bellander, a doctoral candidate in psychology at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, has conducted a controversial experiment in which he concludes that blue is the most popular color in today’s art world. Without going into detail about his scientific process, Bellander used the BBC search browser to save and date thousands of artworks […]

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While the Kardashians are off gallivanting through their ancestral homeland of Armenia, an artist has been gaining popularity for his new series that targets the infamous reality stars and their celebrity status. Based in Los Angeles, he refers to himself as Plastic Jesus, and no, that is not a joke. He has developed a series […]

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Chloe Wise, a Canadian-born, New York-based artist, has gained critical acclaim for her re-creations of designer handbags that appear as if they are made from various forms of bread, ranging from pancakes, to bagels, to toast. Using oil paint and urethane, Wise paints the structures to be deceiving hyperrealist creations of the famous handbags. Wise […]

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