Instagram and the Artist

by Jessi Bee, correspondent There’s something peaceful about walking into an art gallery. People grow quiet, become almost reverent, in the presence of great art. It is sacred. As Thin Space, Moody’s art and theology journal,

The Octopus Eats its Own Leg

by Wesley Kirk, correspondent “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” is an exhibit on display at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chicago through September 24th. It comprises the work of artist Takashi Murakami and speaks powerfully

Dungeons, Dragons, and Dryer

Despite strong resistance form the Christian community in the past, Dungeons and Dragons has become more popular than ever. Thanks in part to a cameo on the critically acclaimed Netflix show “Stranger Things,” this game has found a home on Moody’s campus.

Artistry and Imagination

by Sierra Clanton, guest columnist When an artist creates, the choice to convey one message is subconsciously the choice to leave the inverse out. Thus, rather than being fully freeing, artistry might be poignant, declarative,

Chalk for Life

by Bethany Paulsen, art and culture editor While most students spend their Saturday morning in bed or lounging around in PJ’s, a few artists will hit the streets with a box of chalk and a little

Doctrine and Devotion: Chicago Art Institute

by Elizabeth Blackman, correspondent The Art Institute of Chicago recently announced the opening of their new exhibit, “Doctrine and Devotion: Art of the Religious Order in the Spanish Andes,” courtesy of the Thoma art collection. This

Art for the Homeless

by Bry Moroz, correspondent The Weinberg/Newton Gallery’s current exhibit, House, doesn’t look like much of an exhibit at all. The white walls are completely bare save for a framed lease and a set of keys. At

Moody’s Shadowbox

by Brennen Daniels, correspondent Shadow Box is a new dramatic arts student group founded by Bethany Paulsen, junior theology major, “to create community, opportunity, and growth for the whole of the student body.” Paulsen said the group

How to See Hamilton for $10

A digital lottery for the Award-Winning Show Hamilton allows forty-four people each performance to watch the show for only $10. The musical, based on life of Alexander Hamilton, has been a success across all age groups.

An Attitude of Gratitude

by Andrew Cullen, art & culture editor Let’s face it: This is an odd time of the year. While Thanksgiving and Christmas beckon us to be joyful, thankful and generous, the New Year lurks around