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Hybrid Art

Hybrid Art

Hazel Shah, Staff Writer December 18, 2018

How famous art is transformed into intriguing and creative collages using Photoshop Johannes Vermeer's painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring, is layered underneath a photo of a women smoking...

Taken at the LinkedIn offices in Sunnyvale, CA

Optimal Offices

Silicon Valley offices are rapidly evolving from a sea of lifeless desks to bright, interactive spaces, boosting productivity and the overall atmosphere for their employees.
Jaime Furlong, Lia Salvatierra , and Hazel Shah December 14, 2018

The celebrated television series “The Office” depicts bleak cubicles, bland floor arrangements and undecorated walls, a style that greatly deviates from the advancing office design revolution that...

Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery

With over 10 international locations, Pace Gallery introduces a new wave of artists to the art scene.
Mahati Subramaniam , Claire Li, and Tyler Varner December 12, 2018

Photos by Claire Li and courtesy of Pace gallery In the Bay Area, the Pace Gallery has become synonymous with dreamlike, multicolored lights scattering down walls like rain. However, this past exhibit...

The Tale of the Tape

The Tale of the Tape

Delve deep into the history, impact, and revival of the VHS tape.
Theo Lim-Jisra and Isabella Moussavi December 12, 2018

Years ago, movies and albums cost 20 dollars a piece and music was clunky. Most people today cannot imagine what this experience is since modernizing forms of technology have allowed us to consistently...

East in the West

East in the West

East Asian pop culture has been integrated into the Western world, influencing the Lo-fi music genre and its design.
Ellen Chung and Isabella Moussavi December 6, 2018

Warm and muted tones fill the background of a Lo-fi music video. An animated character sits squarely in the center of the scenery as the gentle trum of a melody permeates the air. The unique characteristics...

High School Heartbreak Club

High School Heartbreak Club

The familiar, charming storyline commonly used in coming-of-age films is not only unrealistic, but is also harmful to the mentality of students as they become increasingly susceptible to fabricating comparisons between what they see in real life and what they see on screen.
Sophie Jacob, Tamar Ponte , and Mahati Subramaniam December 6, 2018

Art by Charlotte Amsbaugh and Megan Andrews If you’re anything like ‘most high schoolers,’ you’re probably having the time of your life. You’ve got a significant other who happens to either...

Winter Break Book Club

A diverse collection of thrilling reads to enjoy during your winter break.   Ann Patchett’s "Bel Canto" Lulled not by its political purpose, but by the promise of an extraordinary performance,...

More Than A Board

Both sophomore Laszlo Shaw and junior Elijah Mckenzie agree that skating is much more than just a way to get around. It’s an outlet for creativity, an escape from troubles, an accepting community and a feeling of freedom and empowerment. In many ways, skating is more than a form of self-expression — it’s an art.
Jessica Weiss and Neive Wellington November 28, 2018

Laszlo Shaw began skating when he moved to California five years ago. “My first board? Someone left it behind in the house when I moved,” he said, recalling the beginning of what would grow to become...

The Artful Scheme

The Artful Scheme

Behind the pristine white walls of art galleries, there lies a hidden secret. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and due to the subjective nature of art, the art market can be manipulated to benefit criminals and art sellers at the expense of aspiring artists.
Ashley Guo and Ellen Chung October 17, 2018
Behind the pristine white walls of art galleries, there lies a hidden secret. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and due to the subjective nature of art, the art market can be manipulated to benefit criminals and art sellers at the expense of aspiring artists.
Sacred Spaces

Sacred Spaces

Angie Cummings and Leon Lau October 9, 2018

An examination of the evolution of religious structures and the architectural styles associated with them. Space, lines, light and sound are components that are essential to the experience of architecture;...

Artist of the Month: Senior Deck

Artist of the Month: Senior Deck

In each issue of C Magazine we feature an Artist of the Month. Here we stray from the standard, as we have chosen to feature a piece of art instead, the Senior Deck. An essential part of campus, artists from the class of 2019 contributed to make the deck a unique representation of their unified high school experiences.
Jack Stefanski, Isabel Hadly, and Karina Kadakia October 4, 2018

The senior deck, a somewhat sacred part of campus, represents the unity, pride and accomplishment of a student’s final year of high school. The ceremonial painting of the deck has been a tradition for...

Pumped Up Kicks

Pumped Up Kicks

Jessica Weiss and Natalie Schilling September 20, 2018

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...

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