Photo by Milan Loiacono Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade“ is my favorite orchestral piece ever written. The 45-minute suite is split into four movements, each based on a specific story told in “One Thousand and One Nights,” the Middle Eastern collection of folk tales. Ships caught in a storm, princes saving princesses and the ever-present Scheherazade entering […]
Spring 2019: The Power of Art
Students, professors and administrators explore the complex dynamic between art, religion and where to draw the line — if at all.
The art world, in all of its iterations, is structured in a way that puts those in lower socioeconomic classes at a disadvantage.
Makeup is a form of art – one that transcends all boundaries and empowers those who wear it long after it is wiped away at the end of the day. For everyone from drag queens to students, makeup has the power to transform faces and lives with just one brush stroke.
Fine arts majors discuss the challenges they face with auditions, their art and post-graduation job opportunities.
Culture is where we find some of the most meaningful art, as it not only brings us together, but brings us closer to our roots.
Photo by Milan Loiacono of a portion of “The 1/4 Mile,” by Robert Rauschenberg (1981-98). Many people confuse contemporary art like this piece with modern art, which phased out in the 1970s. You are faced with an image, a painting, a sculpture perhaps. Maybe you are in a gallery or museum or have a Twitter, […]
The arts are the first to go when school budgets are cut but teachers, students and non-profits are mobilizing in support for an arts education.
Pepperdine students and faculty share about their favorite music, artists, and what art means to them.
Graffiti art is a defining piece of the LA landscape, from elegant murals on Abbot Kinney to freestyle pieces at Murphy’s Ranch.