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Students Appreciate Unique Minneapolis Institute of Art

Students Appreciate Unique Minneapolis Institute of Art

Jack Prince, Opinion Editor

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. The museum’s free general admission, art classes for young and old, is the reason why over...

Guerrilla Girls in the Twin Cities

A mural by the Guerrilla Girls, currently at the Walker Art Center.

Chapel Puckett, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2016

“Less than 5% of the artists in the Modern Art sections are women, while 85% of the nudes are of women,” reads a statistic from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This polarizing inequality is what initially provoked the creation of the Guerrilla Girls in 1985, and what continues to fue...

Expanding his palette: Mr. Colburn’s sabbatical

Colburn's presence can be felt at the school through his work, despite his temporary absence.

Eva Berezovsky, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Second semester is upon us: students are all continuing to walk familiar halls, greeting our familiar friends, and taking familiar notes. Despite the doses of familiarity that students and the majority of teachers are facing, Bill Colburn, the Drawing and Painting teacher and Blake’s long-time sour...

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