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Rapper Kanye West met with then President Donald Trump at the Oval Office in October 2018. His open support stirred up a lot of controversy among his fans.

Art cannot be separated from the artist

By Ally Formeller, Columnist | January 20, 2022
Because of the past problematic actions of some celebrities, separating the art from the artist becomes a murky impossibility. 
Alumnus devotes himself to music career

Alumnus devotes himself to music career

By Quentin Wilson | January 22, 2020

DeKALB — It can be a struggle to find yourself as an artist while attending college, but one Huskie graduate was able to successfully handle the pressures of both.In December, Stevon Odueze graduated from NIU with a bachelor’s degree in occupational...

Art exhibit showcases faculty, staff artwork

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 16, 2020

DeKALB — Composed of several events, a month-long exhibit at the NIU Art Museum will feature lectures and presentations from art and design faculty and staff. At their individual events, the featured faculty and staff will showcase their artwork and...

Conceptual art places value on meaning

By Lucas Skye | December 2, 2018

Those who disdain modern art, or art that doesn’t solely rely on technical skills, can occasionally be overheard asking, “This shouldn’t be considered art. A child can do this.” The fact of the matter is, they very well might be able to, but that’s...

Q&A with Dan Grych

Q&A with Dan Grych

By Jessi Haish | February 7, 2013

Dan Grych, of The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway, and an artist during the creation of “Its Merits Recommend It...” answered some questions about his experience in an email Q&A. Northern Star: What was your “role” in the group of artists...

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