Category: Hong, Caroline

The Parallels between 21 Savage and Carrie Mae Weems

Both Carrie Mae Weems and 21 Savage are exceptional artists in their field. Their specialities are on different ends of the art scheme, but it seems that there are some similarities between them as well. This presentation compares 21 Savage’s music video for his song “A Lot” ft. J Cole with Carrie Mae Weems’ “The Kitchen Table Series”.

Mental Health in the Arts

An exploration and analysis of different art forms prevalent in NYC and their takes on how to represent mental health struggles and their impact on other arts openly discussing the taboo topic.

Art in the NBA

Every year each team in the NBA creates city edition uniforms. These uniforms are supposed to represent the cities that the teams play in. This year the Brooklyn Nets made their city edition uniforms inspire by Brooklyn born artist Jean- Michel Basquiat. Basquiat is known for his raw, messy art with graffiti like text, and that is exactly what the Brooklyn Nets put on their jerseys this year.