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December 2, 2015

On the evening of November 13, 2015, ironically coinciding with Friday the 13th, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in the city of Paris, France. These unexpected attacks consisted of mass shootings, suicide bombings and hostage-taking, some of which oc...

December 2, 2015

From 1955 to 1975, South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam, was a state governing the southern half of Vietnam. After World War II, the Viet Minh, led by Ho Chi Minh, proclaimed the establishment of Democratic Republic of Vietnam in Hanoi. In response to the...

December 2, 2015

The frustration and disappointment with the Chinese government can be seen in many of Ai Weiwei’s conceptual forms of art. The government at this time is full of corrupt leaders and desperate people in need of political reform, including democratic rights to freedom. I...

December 2, 2015

On the morning of August 7, 1974, French high-wire artist Philippe Petit balanced across a wire that was a quarter mile above the ground between the roofs of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Not only was this a dangerous and risky performance, but it was also...

December 1, 2015

Although the origin of the word “cult” refers to a religious or social group with a set of beliefs and practices, the mass culture often associates this word with a derogatory connotation. The concept of cult includes a vast community for like-minded people, connection...

December 1, 2015

In the article "Slicing up a Limo as a Metaphor for Detroit," artist Jon Sasaki, a team of students from Cranbrook Art Academy, and two well-known welders sliced and diced a luxurious limousine into several irrelevant pieces. The destruction of the limousine included a...

November 30, 2015

In music, sampling was originally developed by experimental musicians, who altered and manipulated vinyl records on a phonograph. Today, sampling has evolved into the act of taking a portion, also known as a sample, of a sound recording and reusing it in a different so...

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