The Journal of Art and Reviews (JAR) is a blog which features creative content by young people participating in ArtsConnection Teen Programs. With content for teens by teens, we hope to create an online space that inspires, empowers, and enlightens youth by sharing information, highlighting artists, and creating an online community in the realm of arts and culture.

Regal Lady

This painting is in response to two pieces of art at the Brooklyn Museum: the centripetal spring chair (ca….

Monologue

My name is Deandre Jackson and I am a 25 year old African American male living in Harlem New…

Indecent Monologue

March 8, 1923 Last week, I went to see God of Vengeance on Broadway. I was moved to tears!…

The White Lady’s Salon

A short story in response to the video clip in the Brooklyn Museum about how hair identifies an African-American…

Humane, Not Indecent

“The purpose of theatre is to wound our memory so we can remember,” writes Paula Vogel in the Playbill…

Why is it Indecent?

Context: This is a monologue based on the play Indecent, written by Paula Vogel. The person speaking is Sholem…

A New O’Keeffe

 Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern offers a new outlook on the unconventional and revolutionary lifestyle of one of the 20th…