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Arts

Addy Walker and the History of Black Dolls in America

Representation in the doll industry is more powerful than ever.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Destiny's Child Did It First: How Y2K Fashion is Rooted in Black Culture

With Y2K and 2000s fashion trending again, we need to critically examine where it came from.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Five Pieces 'Taking Space' at the PAFA

Sampling some of the works using space as a social metric in this exhibit

by JESSA GLASSMAN

What We Can Learn From Lauren Oyler’s Debut Novel 'Fake Accounts'

What if your boyfriend was secretly a conspiracy theorist?

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

'To the Lighthouse' and Back: Rediscovering Reading for Pleasure

Reading one of Woolf's greatest works changed the way I view literature.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Philadelphia’s Murals Send Powerful Messages About Black History Month

Must–see sights during Black History Month 

by ARIA VYAS

Creativity Cures: An Insight into Art Therapy

What is art therapy and how is it making a difference? 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Meet Naomi Rosenblum, the Wharton Junior Breaking Out of Her Business Bubble

Artist Inspiration | How this student artist uses her art to spread positivity   

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls

 Uncovering the muses behind the masterpieces 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Are We There?



by KYLE WHITING

Redefining Love In Lockdown

Photo Essay | From puppies to coffee cups, here's how Street survived life under lockdown.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Chronicling the Corset

A look at the long and complicated history of corsets, and why they may be more empowering than you think

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

PMA Titles that Hit Different at the Start of the New Semester

Oscar Wilde was right—life really does imitate art.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Arts and Crafts ... and Gender

A breakdown of the historic exclusion of women artists and the dismissal of traditionally “feminine” art forms

by JESSA GLASSMAN

A Happy Little Article About Bob Ross

How this artist brought 'The Joy of Painting' to millions

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Indicting our Institutions in the Genre of Museum Critique

A look at how artists are highlighting underrepresentation and exclusivity within the art world.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Rethinking the Rotunda: A Modern Look at the Capitol's Art

What present–day America can learn from the artwork housed in the Capitol Building

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Penn Art and Wellness Takes a Creative Approach to Mental Health

Despite frequent meetings over Zoom, this new campus organization is managing to bring tranquility to canvases across the country.

by ABBY WALKER

Inside the Minds of the Most Uncreative Creatives

 How forgery has and continues to shape the art world.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

The Rise of Genderless Fashion

From Prince to couture, can Gen Z imagine a world where gendered clothing is obsolete? 

by ALICE HEYEH

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