By Hannah Arata Ellen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City recently gave a lively talk to the Northwestern community on the relationship between experimental artists and commercial design. Her talk parallels the current exhibit at Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art, “Up is Down: Mid-Century Experiments in Advertising
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By Thomas Wall What do the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Pyscho and baby lotion have in common? More than you might think.
In preparing for the professional world of creative enterprises, MSLCE students constantly take into account the challenges that creative organizations face-such as low attendance figures and box office sales. To develop keen awareness to these trends and strategize ways to increase engagement, Dr. Jennifer Novak-Leonard’s engagement with Public Culture course gave students hands-on experience in
By Poorvi Nair “Do it deeper consistently: make the experience so meaningful it doesn’t matter about numbers. It’s about impact on a very finite group.” In an inspirational and engaging talk, Lisa Corrin, the Block Museum’s new Ellen Philips Katz director, shared with MSLCE students key insights about what it takes to be a successful
By Leslie Zhu The Mary and Leigh Block Museum in the Arts Circle at Northwestern is always my secret place to rest and learn in between my busy study schedule. I immerse myself a lot in their different exhibitions and screenings each quarter. I always see visitors other than students and faculty coming to the