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News Coverage of Jesuit Visual Arts

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...
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...