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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 ...

Westport designers fashion their own future

Westport designers fashion their own future

April 19, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Staples students have many outlets for their interests inside the high school -- academics, athletics, music, arts, politics.  Sadly, apart from general fine arts classes, there is no specific practical course in fashion design. The good news is that for those students int...

Classic mural finds a home at Staples

Classic mural finds a home at Staples

March 14, 2018

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