Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

Jonathas Nazareth in “Whatever Forever” at C.A.M. Gallery in Istanbul, opening June 9th

Posted by on May 21, 2016 in Exhibitions, VCS Alumni, Alumni News | No Comments
Jonathas Nazareth in “Whatever Forever” at C.A.M. Gallery in Istanbul, opening June 9th

During June and July, VCS alumnus Jonathas Nazareth will have work on display in the group exhibition Whatever Forever at C.A.M. Gallery in Istanbul. Here is a description of the show from the gallery’s press release:   WHATEVER FOREVER 09 June – 30 July 201 Artists: Chris Retsina
Elif Aybüke Koçak Furkan ‘Nuka’ Birgün Jonathas Nazareth […]

A slideshow of images from the latest issue of the Artist’s Journal zine

A slideshow of images from the latest issue of the Artist’s Journal zine

Peter Hristoff recently sent us the following video, featuring images from the Fall 2015 edition of the Artist’s Journal zine, titled “The Metropolitan Museum of Art issue.” http://vcs.sva.edu/wp-content/themes/infinitythemetrust/video/artists-journal-slideshow.mp4 – For images from some past issues of the zine, check out the following photosets on the VCS Flickr page: Spring 2013 Fall 2012 – The Lies […]

An interview with Peter Hristoff in the Spring 2016 Visual Arts Journal

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Profiles, Faculty, Interviews, Residencies | No Comments
An interview with Peter Hristoff in the Spring 2016 Visual Arts Journal

The new issue of SVA’s Visual Arts Journal includes an interview with faculty member Peter Hristoff conducted by VCS alumna Danielle Whalen. In addition to Peter’s current residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the piece presents background on his life and career, and discusses other projects that he’s been involved with in recent years. […]

Olena Shmahalo featured on the SVA Alumni Instagram

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Images, VCS Alumni, Alumni News | No Comments
Olena Shmahalo featured on the SVA Alumni Instagram

Six recent illustrations made by VCS class of 2011 alumna Olena Shmahalo for Quanta Magazine were featured last week as part of the Friday Portfolio series on the SVA Alumni Instagram account. I’ve screencapped one of them here, and you also can find it and the others there.  

Peter Hristoff and the Met Museum’s “Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs”

Posted by on May 1, 2016 in Exhibitions, Faculty, Residencies | No Comments

As a part of his ongoing residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff has organized several events and programs set to coincide with the museum’s new exhibition Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs, which presents approximately 270 artworks from the Seljuq Dynasty spanning the 11th through 13th […]

Announcing the 2016 VCS Open Studios, this Friday, April 29th from 5 to 9 pm at 133 West 21st Street

Announcing the 2016 VCS Open Studios, this Friday, April 29th from 5 to 9 pm at 133 West 21st Street

– This Friday, the Visual & Critical Studies Department will open its doors for our 2016 Open Studios. Works by graduating seniors and other VCS students will be on display at 133 West 21st Street from 5 to 9 pm. This year VCS will present several concurrent events throughout the evening, including the ongoing first-floor […]

Coming soon: Mossless 4

Coming soon: Mossless 4

VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts recently sent us an update on the next iteration of Mossless, the experimental photography publication he founded back in 2009:   We’re back at it with a new book. This new project is a look at portraiture, in collaboration with Charlotte Cotton and the ICP. Watch Charlotte and I introduce the […]

On display through April 29th in the Visual & Critical Studies Gallery: “Planting Season,” an exhibition of works by graduating students

On display through April 29th in the Visual & Critical Studies Gallery: “Planting Season,” an exhibition of works by graduating students

BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents an exhibition of work by graduating students. Participating students include Sabrina Brundage, Daniela Arosemena Centeno, Santiago Chavez, Alli Golden, Brooke Latham, Dilys Ng, Benjamin Sperry and Julia Stoddard. Curated by faculty member Suzanne Joelson. Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 29 Visual & Critical Studies Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, Ground floor, New York, NY Free and open to […]

This Wednesday, April 20th at 6 pm – Tom Huhn in Conversation with Luigi Ballerini at the Italian Cultural Institute, on Ballerini’s new book Cephalonia

This Wednesday, April 20th at 6 pm – Tom Huhn in Conversation with Luigi Ballerini at the Italian Cultural Institute, on Ballerini’s new book Cephalonia

BOOK PRESENTATION: Luigi Ballerini in Conversation with Tom Huhn Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6pm Italian Cultural Institute 686 Park Avenue, NYC  Cephalonia, by Luigi Ballerini, translated from the Italian by Evgenia Matt, published by The Brooklyn Rail (2016). The author will talk about his work with VCS chair Tom Huhn. Here’s more about the […]

This Monday, April 18th at 6:30 pm – Space in Medieval and Modern Painting: A dialogue between Barbara Rose and Lynn Gamwell, in room 101C

This Monday, April 18th at 6:30 pm – Space in Medieval and Modern Painting: A dialogue between Barbara Rose and Lynn Gamwell, in room 101C

Barbara Rose, art historian and critic, will dialogue with Lynn Gamwell, SVA art history faculty, about the medieval Beatus manuscripts, in which she has discerned a peculiar concept of space that reappears in modern art. This topic resonates with Lynn’s new book, Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History, in which she says that culture’s understanding of […]

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