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Visual Arts

News Coverage of Jesuit Visual Arts

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” In this proverb, Edgar Degas, a famous 18th century French artist, explains that the true beauty of art is found not in the visual appeal of a work, but rather in the messages it conveys or in the revelations it elicits. Art uniquely affects each individual who views...
Every day, Jesuit's halls combine two unlikely things: artistic masterpieces and teenage boys. Everywhere you turn in the school, you will find a new, interesting piece, and now you can find even more. The Jesuit Dallas Museum opened their newest art exhibition, David Bates & Texas Artists on, Thursday, September 22nd. The exhibition features the acquisition of David Bates, Man with Gold...
When The Roundup last sat down with Bill DeOre '65, he spoke about his love of doing whatever he can to give back to his high school alma mater. He has found a plethora of ways to do so, donating his artistic skill to everything from football programs to senior prints. On Thursday, September 8th, the former Dallas Morning News editorial...
A pencil. A paint brush. A blank sheet of paper. And paints. Separately, each of these objects, is plain, one dimensional, empty, and devoid of purpose. Yet in the hands of a master artist, these disparate items come to life, unified into one story told in color, shape, and line. A story that reaches beyond the page and pulls...
Art doesn’t imitate life, art is life. It takes the most complicated, spectral, changing emotions from everyday life and freezes them into an instant, a snapshot that endures the test of time. Reflectionists like renowned painter JD Miller channel the energies around them and use art to describe these ineffable feelings. On April 22nd, Miller opened up his creative...
Artist.  You can't spell artist without "i" and "start," appropriately so.  Physically starting the creative process of crafting art is the hardest part for an artist.  The vision. The preparation. The canvas.  These are all worthless without the first sketch, the first stroke, the first click, the starting points to creating masterpieces.  The only difference between a good artist...
With a few precise strokes of the brush, the vivid colors appear on the page, one stroke after the other, as the student completes his masterpiece. His piece, representing one of the Stations of the Cross, is part of an art collection to stimulate our reflection during Lent. However, the Fine Arts Department has decided to allow staff to participate...
Ethereal colors storm into the great frame as six boys can be seen chasing the storm of their youth. Accompanying this travel are the great blue prints for bowls of color and beauty, lipped and specked like nature's intent. These three pieces, Lightning Field by Lee N. Smith, Tiger Basket with Black Lip wrap and Green & Red Basket...