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Craft fanatics from Fairfield County enjoy looking at a variety of items at Craft Westport

Craft fanatics from Fairfield County enjoy looking at a variety of items at Craft Westport

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Craft Westport booths lined the Staples High School cafeteria as crowds of Westport residents gathered on the mornings of Nov. 9 and 10. These booths set up by a variety of companies showcased items such as accessories, jewelry, functional and sculptural works, fine art painting, printmaking, drawing...

CraftWestport showcases the hidden gems of the art world

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

November 19, 2019

A low buzz of ambient chatter and the soft shuffling of shoes fill the spacious gymnasium. Leaving the crisp, chilling November wind outside, visitors were welcomed by a whirlwind of bright colors and prints. The warm golden glow of string lights connected each booth to the next, from unique trinkets ...

Westport Arts Center becomes the MoCA

Westport Arts Center becomes the MoCA

Margot Stack '22, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Women’s Club Art Show artists’ unique stories influence great work

Women’s Club Art Show artists’ unique stories influence great work

May 13, 2019

Behind every good piece of art is a strong artist and behind every great artist, there is a story. On Saturday April 27, Sunday the 28 and Monday the 29, the Westport Women’s Club hosted its fifth annual Art Show. Listed as ‘A wonderful exhibit of affordable fine art from local artists’ on the flyer, t...

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Rebecca Kanfer '21

March 15, 2019

An abundance of makeup brushes, eyeshadow pallets and rainbow colored lipsticks overflow her vanity. As a way to express her love for art, Emmy Marcus ’22 uses her face as a canvas. Marcus has always had a talent for drawing and painting but starting experimenting with the world of special effects...

Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Hannah Schmidt '19

October 30, 2018

For the first time in art history, a piece of art was created live when English street artist Banksy’s 2006 painting “Girl With Balloon” shredded itself just moments after it was auctioned off for $1.37 million at Sotheby’s auction in London on Oct. 5. Quickly after the auctioneer’s gavel...

Untied Shoes adds a kick of creativity

Untied Shoes adds a kick of creativity

June 10, 2018

By Emily Stone '20 While most artists exhibit their artwork on paper and canvases, Isabelle Katz ’21 has found a new display. One that’s comfortable, portable and accommodating to everyone- shoes. “This is about detangling and reworking our comfort zones, starting with your sneakers. A subtle (or ...

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