The Spectrum

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.
Curatorial Team adjusts to new reality
May 6, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have...

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.
Curatorial Team adjusts to new reality
May 3, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have...

Individuality Showcased on Laptop Case

Individuality Showcased on Laptop Case
March 9, 2020

Laptop stickers and cases are one of the most common ways students express themselves. Many students have laptop cases because they're protective and come in fun colors. Another main reason so many laptops...

Students Appreciate Unique Minneapolis Institute of Art

Students Appreciate Unique Minneapolis Institute of Art
The museum in Minneapolis allow students to learn in the real world
November 6, 2019

Holding more than 90,000 works of art, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA)  draws visitors from all across the world. Established in 1883, the museum is home to art spanning across 5,000 years of history....

How to Carve a Pumpkin

How to Carve a Pumpkin
Pick a design and have some fun!
November 4, 2019

Step 1: You need to find the perfect pumpkin. I found this pumpkin at Cub Foods in Knollwood mall for $4.99. Others prefer a pumpkin patch, but either way, you have to find the pumpkin that speaks to you....

Separating Art From the Artist

Separating Art From the Artist
In wake of the #MeToo movement and increasing political correctness, how do consumers balance ethical concerns and the enjoyment of art?
March 13, 2019

The February issue of Perspectives took on a complicated and immensely relevant topic: separating art from the artist. Since its publication, the ongoing R. Kelly scandal and a new documentary about Michael...

Reflecting on Newly Designed Art Curriculum

Reflecting on Newly Designed Art Curriculum
February 1, 2019

This school year, the structure of class configurations has taken a huge turn in the arts program. This program now separates beginning level classes for subjects such as drawing and painting and those...

Humans at Blake: Kai Sovell

Humans at Blake: Kai Sovell
Kai Sovell '19 connects to heritage through art, science
November 30, 2018

“I want to be somebody who does everything,” explains Kai Sovell ‘19.  Both an aspiring artist and scientist, she is strongly influenced by her mixed heritage: her mother Jaye Lee, a music major...

“Back to School” Gallery Installation Opens

September 9, 2018

Returning to the Martha Bennett Gallery is the “Back to School” exhibition, curated by Sara Gregor ‘19 and Azalea Hallin-Graber ‘19. The installation features all forms of art created and submitted...

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical’s uniqueness

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical's uniqueness
Musical's commitment well worth actors’ time
March 10, 2018

The Blake School musical Once on This Island opens Friday, March 9, and the cast and crew agree their hard work has come together to make a great show. Members of the cast have loved participating in this...

New exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled “Water: Blake and Beyond”

The pieces showcased in the gallery are created by students from kindergarten through twelfth grade and even by some faculty members.
November 29, 2017

The new exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled "Water: Blake and Beyond" will be on display until December 2nd when the pieces will be sold. All proceeds will go towards building a sustainable water filtration...

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Hazel DeHapporte '19 performs at Open Mic Night on November 10th.
Leaders ask for more participation
March 13, 2017

Graduation requirements include art. Senior speeches are frequently given on the perks of taking art courses and branching out through classes from Drawing and Painting to Ceramics. The visual arts are...

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