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Pumped Up Kicks

Pumped Up Kicks

Jessica Weiss and Natalie Schilling

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts

Shoes can be considered one of the most overlooked artistic mediums, yet talented artists are working to dismantle this norm, stepping over the boundary between functional and flamboyant. With the use of bright acrylic paints, several Palo Alto High School students have been promoting this innovative tec...

Painting perspective (real art gallery)

Gigi Tierney and Fiza Usman

September 19, 2018


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For those who have acclimated themselves to the fast paced, technologically centered culture of Silicon Valley, it may seem out of the ordinary to trade an hour of exchanging innovative ideas for time in a traditional gallery indulging in fine art. However, for the last 20 years, Bryant Street Galler...

Artist of the Month: Sophie Nakai

Lara Nakamura and Gigi Tierney

September 16, 2018


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Every great theater production is propelled by the detailed and extensive work put in behind the scenes. From the precise decision of lighting that guides the mood of every scene to each particular costume design that ensures the complexity of individual characters, backstage production is just as e...

Nursery Rhymes: Paly’s Top Ten Lil and Young Rappers

Hollie Chiao, Mattie Orloff and Alexis Pisco

September 16, 2018


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1 Lil Wayne: Known by a select few as Dwayne Carter Jr., this rap legend hasn’t released any new music lately, but he continues to feature on popular new wave trap artists’ songs, notably appearing on Kodak Black’s “Codeine Dreaming.” 2 Lil Uzi Vert: Symere Woods or Uzi’s mix of d...

An Artist At Play

Chiara Biondi, Amanda Hmelar and Hazel Shah

August 14, 2018


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Photos courtesy of the artist, Catherine Clark Gallery and The Blanton Museum of Art  The power of art lies within its ability to communicate messages of importance in an aesthetic manner; however, oftentimes this message can become lost in translation. Most pieces that one encounters in a mus...

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Angie Cummings, Gigi Tierney, and Grace Rowell

April 20, 2018


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Can the human body be art? From the mathematical precision and beauty of ancient Greek sculpture to the contemporary and controversial reclining nude paintings of 19th century Europe, the human body has been a pivotal element in artistic expression for centuries. In primordial art, the human form m...

Meet the Artists

Isabel Hadly and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

March 14, 2018


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C Magazine has been lucky enough to use the work of some of the most talented artists at Paly. The team of C Magazine illustrators includes five artists who contribute their skills to every issue. Each artist has their own personal style providing staff writers with a range of mediums and techniques...

The Art Behind the Screen

Angie Cummings, Grace Rowell, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

January 26, 2018


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  The seats of the theater are filling up with rows of people glancing up at the large screen in front of them, ready to become captivated by someone else’s story. This feeling of being swept off your feet and immersed into a separate world is something that filmmakers work hard to achieve Cinem...

To Bead or Knot to Bead

Talia Stanley and Maddie Yen

January 26, 2018


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I have had store owners see me wearing my jewelry, buy it off me and offer to sell it in their stores,” 16-year-old Emily Wood said. Not only has this Paly junior found passion within her hobby of jewelry-making, but has also encountered success. Emily Wood has been making jewelry since she ...

All that Glitters is NOT Gold

Gabe Cohen

January 26, 2018


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The highest accolade that any actor or actress can receive is an Oscar. The award recognizes their outstanding performances and is given by an elite circle of well-respected members of the film industry. Logically, musical artists deserve a similar endowment to reward them for their work, right? The ...

IDEAL DESIGN

Leon Lau and Grace Rowell

January 26, 2018


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When approaching the building on 214 Homer Avenue, the words Palo Alto Bread are visible above the wide doors. While you may expect a whiff of freshly made dough as you walk through the entrance, the interior consists of loud music playing and aisles of Apple desktops. All previous assumptions made from...

Guide To Staying Woke

Darrow Hornik

January 26, 2018


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Selma Another one of Ava DuVernay’s award-winning films, Selma tells the story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches for African-American voting rights. These marches were led and run by Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, James Bevel and Hosea Williams. Gut wrenching and emotional, Selma beg...