Tuesday, June 25

Nico Young, a first-year art student, said his favorite art medium is photography. When Young was in high school, he published a 12-page spread with The New York Times Magazine about life in high school through a high school student's point of view. He then published is own photography book titled "Fire at School." (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA art student’s photographs allow insider look at teens’ lives

Nico Young’s after-school skate session ended up on the cover of The New York Times Magazine. In 2016, the first-year art student’s high school photography teacher sent his photo essay project, which centered around his two friend groups, to The New York Times’ photo editors. Read more...

Photo: Nico Young, a first-year art student, said his favorite art medium is photography. When Young was in high school, he published a 12-page spread with The New York Times Magazine about life in high school through a high school student's point of view. He then published is own photography book titled "Fire at School." (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Nico Young, a first-year art student, said his favorite art medium is photography. When Young was in high school, he published a 12-page spread with The New York Times Magazine about life in high school through a high school student's point of view. He then published is own photography book titled "Fire at School." (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduate art student Coleman Collins played basketball professionally in countries such as Ukraine, Germany and Bahrain for over a decade. Now, he's studying art at UCLA and said his experiences abroad help inspire his artwork. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Student’s international basketball career inspires life as an artist

Coleman Collins transitioned from shooting baskets to shooting film. Prior to coming to UCLA, the graduate art student pursued a professional basketball career spanning over a decade, taking him to countries including Germany, Ukraine and Bahrain. Read more...

Photo: Graduate art student Coleman Collins played basketball professionally in countries such as Ukraine, Germany and Bahrain for over a decade. Now, he's studying art at UCLA and said his experiences abroad help inspire his artwork. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Graduate art student Coleman Collins played basketball professionally in countries such as Ukraine, Germany and Bahrain for over a decade. Now, he's studying art at UCLA and said his experiences abroad help inspire his artwork. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

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Professor’s sculptural video installation to illuminate Philadelphia

Jennifer Steinkamp was, like Benjamin Franklin, intrigued by electricity. For her latest art piece, Steinkamp, a design media arts professor, created a sculptural video installation, titled “Winter Fountains,” which will be illuminated sunset to midnight from Thursday to March 18 as a part of the centennial celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Read more...

Photo: (Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Larry Cedar spent nine months adapting Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel "Notes from the Underground" into his own one-man show. Cedar will perform the final performance of his adaptation Thursday night. (Courtesy of Lauren Conoscenti)

Wedded alumni bring ‘Notes from the Underground’ to stage as one-man show

Larry Cedar converted Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s “Notes from the Underground” from a dense 48,000-word novel to a 15,000-word one-man show. “It’s like they always say that when a sculptor has a big block of stone and he wants to make a sculpture of a beautiful woman, he just cuts away everything that isn’t the woman,” Cedar said. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Larry Cedar spent nine months adapting Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel "Notes from the Underground" into his own one-man show. Cedar will perform the final performance of his adaptation Thursday night. (Courtesy of Lauren Conoscenti)

Alumnus Larry Cedar spent nine months adapting Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel "Notes from the Underground" into his own one-man show. Cedar will perform the final performance of his adaptation Thursday night. (Courtesy of Lauren Conoscenti)