Images of Rafael’s graffiti and other works of art are surprisingly hard to come by online. More often than not, such photos can only be found in articles reporting on his public, unsanctioned projects — the ones that upset the police.
Aside from calling your representatives and other forms of political climate activism, one of the first steps, and something we should all come back to from time to time, is to put ourselves in a situation where we can understand what we have to lose.
Isabelle Hasslund, Diana Yassin and Natalie Kastner
Daily Arts Staff
This week, The Daily celebrated 129 years of publication. Since that first day in 1890, The Daily has produced Pulitzer Prize winners, famous authors, national activists and world-renowned journalists.
Bookstores are more than just retail shops — they are sacred spaces where profound ideas meet curious thinkers. When I walk into a local bookstore, I’m overwhelmed and excited by the endless shelves full of new stories and ideas.
Just a thought. If this reflection on paper has done anything for you, I hope it inspires you to write your local congressman and demand that “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide” be resurrected for online consumption.
The feeling of immediacy that comes with holding a bound photo book or a magazine with nice, thick paper cannot be replicated, nor can the experience of being able to flip through one and get completely lost in it — coming back up for air with a perfectly coherent understanding of what the artists and everyone involved in its publication meant to communicate, even if that understanding is unique to you.