Ciaran Freeman is an O'Hare fellow at America

Paul Mescal as Connell and Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne in ‘Normal People’ (photo: Hulu).  
Arts & Culture Television
Ciaran FreemanMay 08, 2020
Class gets placed front and center in this upstairs-downstairs romance between an upper class girl and her maid’s son.
Arts & Culture Film
Ciaran FreemanDecember 06, 2019
Waves is a film with strong film with a moving story, dynamic themes, and complex characters. But plot holes married with production missteps left me asking many questions.
Collage of the 10 Greatest Catholic School Movies of All Time
Arts & Culture Film
Ciaran FreemanAugust 30, 2019
Catholic schools are the perfect setting for a film. These are the best 10.
(photo: Evelyn Akhmerov/Unsplash)
Arts & Culture Architecture
Ciaran FreemanJuly 12, 2019
Part sculpture, part landmark, it is unclear what purpose the structure plays in the public sphere.
Arts & Culture Art
Ciaran FreemanJune 14, 2019
Every other year it hosts the Whitney Biennial, which famously asks the question: What is art in America today? A question that can be broken down into two separate lines of inquiry: What is art? And, what is America?
Arts & Culture Art
Ciaran FreemanJune 07, 2019
Recently, images of a new mural painted by Chloe Becker—a junior at Magnificat High School in Rocky River, Ohio—have been moving through Catholic circles on social media.
Arts & Culture Film
Ciaran FreemanMay 31, 2019
Should filmmakers make the pain of addiction bearable to watch? In "Beautiful Boy" and "Ben is Back" they try.
Arts & Culture Theater
Ciaran FreemanMay 14, 2019
It's been 10 years since Lin-Manuel Miranda took his shot and performed at the White House Poetry Jam. We talk to Amber White, stage manager at "Hamilton" to learn more about the hit musical.
Arts & Culture Books
Ciaran FreemanApril 26, 2019
If there is a single artist working today who truly gets flesh, it is Jenny Saville.
Arts & Culture Art
Ciaran FreemanMarch 01, 2019
I sat down with the artist, Carlos Vega, at the Jack Shainman Gallery, to talk about his new exhibition "Correspondences" and find out why he paints the saints.