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News Coverage of Jesuit Visual Arts

On January 18th, Dr. David Ranney shared his recreation of Lewis and Clark’s legendary journey through the unknown, furthering the museum visitors’ knowledge of our past and giving them a taste of the rugged life the explorers faced. Dr. Ranney’s photography captures the landscapes, wildlife, and lifestyle of the land the United States acquired from France in 1803. Many of...
I have spent a lot of time recently on designing and realizing two characters for my amateur portfolio. As a bonus, just to prove that anyone can do it, I only used software that is either open source or free to students, so if you are interested in 3d design and want to make something you can be proud...
What makes Jesuit's hallways different from most others? As they walk swiftly from class to class or rush to leave school, students rarely focus their energy on the various art-pieces that dot the walls. However, students, maybe even without noticing, will take a quick glance and, in times of apathy, will gaze at these paintings or sculptures, occasionally taking the...
On Thursday March 23, 2017, The Jesuit Dallas Museum hosted its very first Disney-themed art exhibition, located in the traditional library. The exhibition includes art from classic Disney films such as Pinocchio, Peter Pan, and Snow White, all loaned from collector Barbara Hartger. The exhibition's opening night was a major success, catering to both adults who grew up watching the films as...
Students at Jesuit choose to take one of four languages freshman year: Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Latin. Each course is unique, not only in content but also in how it shapes every student’s experience. Latin class, especially, has a particularly strong effect on its students because of the Junior Classical League, or JCL. Recently, a number of Jesuit Latin...
Because this is a high school publication, most articles on The Roundup feature student events and achievements. However, Jesuit Dallas is much more than just high school boys. Without our faculty and staff, Jesuit Dallas would be a very different place indeed. This article serves to recognize Mr. Williams, a counselor and teacher at Jesuit for many years, and his...
“Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.” In this quote, contemporary artist and photographer...
“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...