C Magazine

Contemporary Classics

Mahati Subramaniam and Raj Sodhi | October 15, 2019

Film is proof that great art can come from anywhere: a story told out of order, a magical bathhouse, a quirky pregnancy story, and a likable office worker. There are thousands of great films, but these four are a good start.

Copycat Couture

Leslie Aboytes and Ellen Chung | October 15, 2019

In an effort to generate profIts, corporate retail brands often approprIate culture and steal from artists without giving due credit or payment.

Rebecca Cheng – From Art to Activism

Claire Li, Kimi Lillios, and Ellen Chung | May 6, 2019

As an artist tackling issues of racism and injustice, Rebecca Cheng has faced pushback through censorship, due to concerns regarding her art’s suitability for public viewing. Despite these barriers, Cheng’s artistic journey has evolved to use non-traditional mediums to illustrate a personal narrative and criticize the inequalities in our modern society.

Makeup: The Remake

Ellie Fitton, Angie Cummings, Isabel Hadly, and Tyler Varner | March 19, 2019

Makeup in the 21st century represents more than constructing a “pretty face”. It is a developing art form which is constantly evolving into an industry which better serves a world of growing beauty diversity.

Shift in Perspective

Ellie Fitton, Neive Wellington, Rosa Schaefer Bastian, and Grace Rowell | March 19, 2019

The artistic perspective known as the “male gaze” has made its mark on countless art forms throughout history, but recently a new outlook has emerged.

Censor This, #%@*!

Ashley Guo, Kimi Lillios, and Tamar Ponte | March 18, 2019

Blocking expression has become a prominent issue, preventing artists from communicating their beliefs and in turn halting society's ability to grow from the exposure to controversial perspectives.

Seeing the Invisible

Ashley Guo, Sophie Jacob, Kimi Lillios, and Isabella Moussavi | March 18, 2019

Most artwork focuses on interpreting and abstracting the beauty that is experienced in the familiar world around us. Recently, artistic concepts have been discovered within science and technology, revealing both the invisible and the undetectable by bringing forth the natural beauty of these hidden worlds.

The Man Behind the Sunglasses: Karl Lagerfeld

Maddie Yen, Tyler Varner, and Jessica Weiss | March 14, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion mastermind with a  ponytail as white and elegant as the cat in his arms, looms large in the memory of the fashion industry. His undeniably iconic nature is seen in the wake of his passing on February 19, 2019, leaving a fortune of $300 million to his cat, Choupette. His death recaptured the public’s attention as his both cherished and complicated legacy is revisited....