Contrapposto

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on the Vagina Monologues

I don’t love The Vagina Monologues.

by LING ZHOU

Contrapposto: How Manuel Alvarez Bravo Stole the Paul Strand Show at Arthur Ross Gallery

Didn't get enough art at the ICA? Head to your red local library for more.

by DIANE BAYEUX

Contrapposto: Covering Charlie

In less than a week cartoonist Rénald ‘Luz’ Luzier found the inspiration for a cover that would mourn the lost lives of the attacks and show that hope and courage are not lost.

by SALIMA GHADIMI

Contrapposto: Humans of New York (HONY)

Whether it’s on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or all three, you probably see a Humans of New York (HONY) post every once in a while.

by JUSTIN SHEEN

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on the Eastern State Penitentiary’s Art Collection

Every October, the Eastern State Penitentiary dresses up for Halloween. The prison in North Philadelphia’s Fairmont neighbourhood hosts “Terror Behind the Walls,” its annual benefit where the fortress–like building is renovated into a helluva haunted house.

by MOLLY COLLETT

​Contrapposto: The Selfie Problem

My Facebook cover photo is a picture of me standing in front of a large, colorful art piece at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

by AMANDA SILBERLING

Contrapposto: Doodling

Stream of Consciousness for the Visual Mind

by ROCHELLE SHEN

Contrapposto: Museum Admission Prices

Art for the people shouldn't cost an arm and a leg

by CIARA STEIN

Contrapposto: Price Tagging, Taking a Stance on Graffiti

Philadelphia is the birthplace of graffiti in the United States. As a teenager in the sixties, Darryl McCray, known as “Cornbread,” began using the city as his canvas.

by CIARA STEIN

Contrapposto

Taking a stance on that bottle collection on top of your cabinet.

by 34TH STREET

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on Polychromatism

It’s not uncommon for a Penn student to snap a selfie against the bleariness of the post–winter break Locust Walk setting, add a filter, and voila!

by GINA DECAGNA

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on the McDonald's Wall

This article was originally published as part of the joke issue on 12.5.2013 Like any reputable community eatery, the 40th Street McDonald’s has its share of kindly decorative flourishes: the quaint community gathering place, a terrace; the entertainment, a television; and the art, a series of digital prints lining the brightly tiled walls. The seven pieces­—digital photographs printed on plastic, roughly 16” by 16”­—heavily feature the photographic technique of bokeh. You probably remember bokeh from your Windows 2001 default desktop wallpapers: points of light are blurred or intentionally unfocused.

by MADELEINE WATTENBARGER

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on The Button

Art and sex.

by MOLLY COLLETT

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on Historical Reconstruction

Philadelphia’s rich history is one of its most venerated attributes—the founding fathers of the United States are memorialized all over the colonial city, including on Penn’s campus.

by JILLIAN DI FILIPPO

Contrapposto: Taking a Stance on the Penn Museum

Why we need to stop doing the Rocky steps and up to our own museum for once.

by TRAVIS MAGER

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