Google+

The Phillipian

Browse arts

Sharan Gill    Thursday, March 27, 2014
Judith Dolkart, Deputy Director of Art and Archival Collections and Gund Family Chief Curator at The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was announced as the next Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art on Wednesday. Dolkart was chosen by a search committee that included several Andover teachers, Andover Board of Trustees members, Addison staff members and members of the Addison Board of Governors. “We are delighted to welcome Judith to Phillips Academy and the Addison...
Sharan Gill    Thursday, March 27, 2014
As a teenager, Chris “Daze” Ellis began his artistic career tagging subway cars in 1970s New York City. In the years since, Daze has successfully transitioned to the canvas, using spray paint as well as oil and acrylic in his work. A celebrated painter, Daze is bringing his talents to Andover as the Addison Gallery of American Art’s Spring 2014 Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence. His exhibition, “Street Talk: Chris ‘Daze’ Ellis in Dialogue with the Collection,” will open in May. “I was...
Julia Donovan    Thursday, March 27, 2014
In the video for their latest single, Arianna Warsaw-Fan ’04 and Meta Weiss ’05 are chased by security guards after interrupting a Marilyn Monroe performance. The single is not the latest pop hit, but a rendition of the classical standard “Stars and Stripes Forever,” by John Phillip Sousa. Producing music videos is just one of the ways Warsaw-Fan and Weiss, who met at an Andover open house in 2001, are working to modernize classical music. Performing as duoW, Warsaw-Fan and Weiss have...
Staff Report    Thursday, March 27, 2014
E. KAUFMANN-LADUC/THE PHILLIPIANKatie Santoro ’15E. KAUFMANN-LADUC/THE PHILLIPIANGeorge Avecillas ’14E. KAUFMANN-LADUC/THE PHILLIPIANDeyana Marsh ’17 J. BECKWITH/THE PHILLIPIANElizabeth McGonagle ’16J. BECKWITH/THE PHILLIPIANClaire Glover ’16
Sharan Gill    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Born in Madrid to French and Spanish parents, Adriana Virgili Alovisetti ’15 has harbored a love of traveling and foreign languages. Virgili Alovisetti is just one of many students who have found a cultural outlet in the upcoming “Babel” magazine, which will exhibit student foreign language writing. Showcasing non-fiction writing alongside photographs and cartoons, “Babel” is a forthcoming student-run foreign language magazine that will revolve around the theme of modern cultural aspects...
Paul McGovern    Thursday, February 27, 2014
According to UNICEF, one-third of the world’s malnourished children live in India. Andover’s Indian and Pakistani Society (IndoPak) worked to combat this statistic by holding a charity event to raise money for the Akshaya Patra Foundation last Friday. Every day, Akshaya Patra Foundation serves freshly prepared school meals to 1.3 million children in India to fight hunger, promote education and eradicate poverty — one child at a time. Nine thousand schools throughout India participate in the...
Tiffany Bauman    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Every day, Caroline Sambuco ’14 spends two and a half to three hours singing. “Music has become the defining aspect of my Andover experience. Most people don’t realize this, but I actually spend an equal amount of time, if not more, practicing my music than a varsity athlete, whether I am practicing solo or in one of my various ensembles,” said Sambuco. When Sambuco began her Junior year at Andover, she never imagined that classical singing would turn out to be her passion. Even though...
Alexis Lefft    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Surrounded by the landscape paintings and natural scenes that characterize the flora and fauna room of the “Natural Selections” exhibition at the Addison Gallery of American Art, audience members sat in anticipatory silence as visiting poet Mary Pinard, Professor of English at Babson College, took the podium to begin reading her poems. Pinard’s performance was part of “On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Poetry and Music,” an inventive performance that blends music, spoken word poetry...
Victoria Bergeron & Sara Luzuriaga    Friday, February 21, 2014
A pretty, perfect ballerina with a pink tutu, twirling with her arms above her head; ladylike hair with a Barbie-like face—these are the stereotypical images of dancers that come to most people’s minds, according to Olivia Berkey ’15. “The real image is a sweaty dancer with ripped shoes, broken toes, blood coming out of her tights, and that’s really what dance is. People don’t see this, because dancers are so highly trained to mask this intensity, to make everything appear absolutely...
Peyton McGovern    Thursday, February 20, 2014
“Have you ever been in a crowded room, only feeling neglection? Reached out left and right for a helping hand, only to receive rejection?” asked Robert Rush ’14, throwing a chair into the wall. Rush presented his spoken word poem, “Innovation,” as part of the Black Arts talent show last weekend.The powerful poem depicted issues and stereotypes affecting African Americans. Rush commanded the stage as he paced from one side to another, depicting his frustration through sudden hand motions and...
Claire Tao    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Thanks to a recent student-organized Abbot grant providing the Academy Concert Band with new alto and bass flutes, the group’s concert on Sunday hummed with more diverse sounds than ever.The concert, organized by the Phillips Academy Music Department, featured the Academy Flute Ensemble, the Academy Concert Band and L’Insieme di Martedi Sera.The performances started off lightly and cheerily with the Academy Flute Ensemble, which presented an alluring rendition of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s “...
Julia Donovan    Thursday, February 20, 2014
In 2010, on the streets of Haiti, Andover alumnus Hyun Woo Kim ’13 met a native Haitian artist named Desulme struggling to afford art supplies after the 2010 earthquake and forced to make his paintbrushes out of twigs. Kim was touched by the plight of Haitian visual artists who, like Desulme, have found it difficult to afford the resources they need to express themselves.Hyun Woo Kim created the Haitian Arts Relief Project (HARP) to raise money for Desulme and other Haitian artists and to...

Pages