Visual & Critical Studies

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An interview with Jennifer D’Arbenzio on the Erica Tanov website

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Alumni News, Interviews, VCS Alumni | No Comments
An interview with Jennifer D’Arbenzio on the Erica Tanov website

VCS alumna Jennifer D’Arbenzio was profiled earlier this month in an interview on the Erica Tanov website, which also carries some of her ceramic work. Here’s the site’s introduction to Jen and her ceramics: Jennifer D’Arbenzio is a ceramicist based out of Brooklyn, New York. We fell in love with the way Jennifer re-imagines the […]

Jonathas Nazareth at REVEAL, this Thursday, August 18th at The Warsaw

Jonathas Nazareth at REVEAL, this Thursday, August 18th at The Warsaw

This Thursday evening, VCS alumnus Jonathas Nazareth will be participating in REVEAL, live art event at The Warsaw in Brooklyn. I’ve posted an event announcement from Jon below, and here’s a page featuring some of his work on the REVEAL website. Admission pre-sales for REVEAL will be deducted from his participation fee, so here’s the link […]

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

At the end of each academic year, the Visual & Critical Studies Program awards a six-month residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme (LIA) to a recent graduate. Earlier this summer, the department awarded LIA two residencies for next year, scheduled to begin in January and July of 2017. The application process was very competitive […]

Images from the exhibition 0~100%, curated by Haesoo Jeong

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Exhibitions, Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Images from the exhibition 0~100%, curated by Haesoo Jeong

Recently, VCS student Haesoo Jeong curated an exhibition in the gallery at Art Book lounge B-Platform in Seoul, South Korea. Here are Haesoo’s comments about the show, along with some images she sent us and a gif from the B-Platform website. — This was my first time curating anything so it was very rocky experience […]

This Monday at 6 pm: a reception for Inertia: New work by Teresa Lundgren, Jongil Ma, and Riccardo Vecchio, curated by Lisa A. Banner

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Events, Exhibitions, General VCS Info | No Comments
This Monday at 6 pm: a reception for Inertia: New work by Teresa Lundgren, Jongil Ma, and Riccardo Vecchio, curated by Lisa A. Banner

– – INERTIA New work by Teresa Lundgren, Jongil Ma, and Riccardo Vecchio Curated by Lisa A. Banner 2-30 August 2016 Flatiron Project Space School of Visual Arts 133 W 21st Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Opening reception: 8 August, 6:00 PM INERTIA examines artistic interpretations of a property of matter defined by Sir […]

Amy Wilson interviewed for a WNYC report on the Jersey City mural controversy [updated with an interview on the artist’s contract]

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Faculty, public art | No Comments
Amy Wilson interviewed for a WNYC report on the Jersey City mural controversy [updated with an interview on the artist’s contract]

[See update below.] Yesterday afternoon, WNYC reporter Cindy Rodriguez interviewed VCS faculty member Amy Wilson for a story about the ongoing controversy over the removal of a Jersey City public art piece on Monday. The four-minute report also includes an interview with mural artist Mr. AbiLLity, and comments from Svetlana Mintcheva from the National Coalition […]

Amy Wilson in a new Hyperallergic article on public art and censorship

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Activism, Faculty, Interviews, public art | No Comments
Amy Wilson in a new Hyperallergic article on public art and censorship

Late yesterday, Hyperallergic posted an article by Claire Voon about the unannounced removal of a publicly funded street mural in Jersey City on Monday. The artwork generated a lot of controversy during its brief existence, due to protest by a handful of community members over some of its contents; subsequent demands made by city officials […]

Opening Tuesday the 26th: LIFEFORCE at The Untitled Space, with artwork by Maggie Dunlap

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Exhibitions, VCS Students | No Comments
Opening Tuesday the 26th: LIFEFORCE at The Untitled Space, with artwork by Maggie Dunlap

VCS student Maggie Dunlap has work in the group exhibition LIFEFORCE, which opens this Tuesday evening at The Untitled Space in Tribeca. The following rxhibition announcement is quoted from the gallery’s website: – – THE UNTITLED SPACE presents LIFEFORCE A Group Show of 24 Female Artists Curated by Kelsey and Rémy Bennett OPENING RECEPTION July 26th | 6pm […]

Jamie Kelly in O / U, through August 20th at P! and ROOM EAST

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Jamie Kelly in O / U, through August 20th at P! and ROOM EAST

VCS alumnus Jamie Kelly has work in the new two-gallery group exhibition O / U, on display through August 20th at the Lower East Side spaces P! and ROOM EAST. Here’s a description of the show from the galleries’ joint press release [PDF]: – O — U – 15 July – 20 August 2016 Opening […]

“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Interviews, Press, Profiles, VCS Students | No Comments
“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

VCS student Maggie Dunlap was just featured in an interview with Kristen Cochrane in the current issue of Amuse magazine. The short Q&A covers Maggie’s work and some of its iconography; her upcoming group show LIFEFORCE at The Untitled Space in Tribeca; the challenges of being a young artist on the contemporary scene; her love of […]

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