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“ESC: Digital Artworks” are interactive pleasures for art goers

While you’re watching C.J. Yeh’s art at the Museum at FIT, the art is watching you. In fact, it’s not only watching, it’s wryly responding to your actions. One picture stops weeping when you show it some interest, and immediately … Continue reading

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The masters reloaded

Holding a teddy bear hostage while flaunting an arcade machine gun and goggles may be a geek’s mojo. It’s also a characterization of video game-obsessive Hyoung, a close friend of student illustrator Giancarlo Alicea. “Hyoung has a vivid imagination and … Continue reading

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Contents of Pandora’s box re-captured

There are two garish babes bursting with vanity and a gloating cross-legged, primed prima dona. There are the furious fat spider, a he-man who boasts, and a lecherous pair of wide-open mouths sporting minks’ teeth. An ominous, famished figure sits eerily among them while … Continue reading

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Putting on a good face for a good cause

Two days after Hurricane Sandy struck on October 31, fine arts students Lydia Maria Zackery, Jessica Planter and Eric Gottshall headed to John Jay High School to bring aid and cheer to seniors and youngsters. The school, in Park Slope Brooklyn, had … Continue reading

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A Gown for Every Princess

Once a high school senior has her date for the prom, she focuses next on her gown, shoes and accessories.  “I rejoice in seeing young people get dolled up to go to the prom. I didn’t go to mine,” says Shaniqua Matthews-McClam, … Continue reading

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Tempting us with Temptress Truffle Popcorn

For Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design Professor Veronica Romano, “presentation and packaging is everything.”   Except that Romano has a discernible palate, and an herb garden in her backyard, so what’s inside has to taste great too. Veronica Romano with Temptress … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Jane Gennaro’s “scissor drawings”

Jane Gennaro has long been observing, speaking about, and creating works of art based on underfed fashion models.  Her  work “Feed the Models: The Scissor Drawings of Jane Gennaro,” includes  images cut from fashion magazines, sculptural variations with bones and … Continue reading

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