Antonio Bertolino (LA'19) was an Arts Editor at The Tufts Daily.

‘Suspiria’ achieves visual perfection despite half-baked plotline

Since the remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic was announced last year, vintage horror enthusiasts have been impatiently waiting for the release of Luca Guadagnino’s “Suspiria.” The Palermo-born film director, best known for the universally acclaimed “Call Me by Your Name” (2017), left his distinctive mark on “Suspiria,” directing a movie that is much more macabre yet […]

Mental health issues in fashion bring traditional practices into question

Content warning: This article discusses suicide and mental health. The fashion world has a problematic past when it comes to how it approaches the mental health of the people who are a part of it. Models are subject to an intense amount of pressure from different stakeholders in the fashion industry that is not sustainable […]

Boston Art Book Fair comes back for its second year, shows great development

After a successful first edition last October, the Boston Art Book Fair (BABF) is back in full force, with numerous events spanning the course of this weekend. The BABF promises to attract visitors of all ages and artistic backgrounds with fine art, radical design, independent artists and galleries, academic publications and antiquarian collectors. The schedule […]

Jeremy Scott sparks controversy again at Milan Fashion Week

Missouri-born designer Jeremy Scott, the creative director of Italian fashion house Moschino, is no stranger to controversy on the catwalk. The campaign he released for autumn/winter 2018, titled “Alien Nation,” was not well received by many social media users, who labeled it tone-deaf and insensitive due to its references to undocumented immigrants in the U.S. When Scott showed […]

NY Fashion Week designers begin to embrace diversity to stay relevant

As the chaos that is New York Fashion Week (NYFW) unfolds, the eyes of the industry are scrutinizing designers’ every move as they look for momentum that has been lacking in the past couple of seasons. Many designers, including Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler, decided in recent years not to show in the Big Apple (though the latter returned […]

St. Vincent stuns the House of Blues with heartfelt performance

On Thursday Nov. 30, the enthusiasm for the Boston leg of St. Vincent’s “Fear the Future” tour was palpable in Fenway. Fans fervidly lined up around the block outside The House of Blues, as some gave in to the temptations of a hot dog stand for second dinner. The venue was brimming with guests of all […]

King Krule, the cherub with a demon voice, rocks Paradise

British singer and songwriter Archy Ivan Marshall, better known by his stage name of King Krule, performed at Paradise Rock Club in Allston on Oct. 26. King Krule is currently on a tour promoting his new album, “The Ooz” (2017), which is only the artist’s second studio album in his relatively young career. “The Ooz” […]

Weekender: With his residency, artist Wen-ti Tsen reaches past the center

The Tufts University Art Gallery opened its new exhibition, “Home Town: Re-presenting Boston’s Chinatown as Place of People – Now and Then,” on Oct. 2 with works by Wen-ti Tsen. The artist — who was born in China, grew up in Europe and later moved to the United States — is the artist-in-residence for this semester through the […]

In response to “Does Milan Matter?”

This article was written in response to Vanessa Friedman’s article “Does Milan Matter?” published in The New York Times on Sept. 24.  Medford, Mass. It was 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, the garbage truck was finishing its round of collecting the recycling on Boston Avenue and a common Tufts student was het up. Was he late […]

MFA fall exhibition preview: ‘Seeking Stillness’ offers an escape

As fall approaches, pumpkin spice aficionados and UGG boot lovers around the world are rejoicing. At the same time, the imminent season brings with it new art shows to the Boston area. The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is at the center of the Bostonian art scene, with its vast collection and the remarkable exhibitions it […]