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The harsh reality of the tortured artist

The harsh reality of the “tortured artist”

Great pain makes great art — but at what cost?
Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist October 7, 2021

Great pain makes great art. There is no doubt about it. At some point in my childhood, I spent several hours a day practicing the piano in preparation for competitions and examinations, squeezing that...

Photo credit: Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh

Three majors, a website and a sketchbook

Austin Davidson September 12, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh While walking around Trinity and its brick-layed campus. You may have noticed a cartoon sticker of a possum with a sunflower. That sticker wasn’t made by some media...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Separating the art from the artist

Rachel Poovathoor February 13, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutArtists, like all people, are fallible. They make mistakes. But does that mean we can’t enjoy their work? Is there a distinction to be made between artists and their...

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