Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

 – Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century Monday, November 5 6:30-8:00 PM 133/141 W 21st Street, room 101C New York, NY 10011 Nicoletta Pireddu (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA; Dottorato di Ricerca, Università di Venezia “Ca’ Foscari”, Italy) visits BFA Visual & Critical Studies to talk about the discontinuities in the “natural […]

Art and culture from 1900-1950, a timeline by Lily Guan for Amy Wilson’s Art in Theory class

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Art education, Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Art and culture from 1900-1950, a timeline by Lily Guan for Amy Wilson’s Art in Theory class

Each year in Amy Wilson’s fall-semester Art in Theory class, the students are required to create two timelines encompassing the major artistic and historical developments of the the twentieth century. A minimum of 15 art movements and 40 historic events must be included in each of the two timelines, which cover the periods from 1900-1950 […]

Tomorrow (Saturday, October 13) – VCS open house at the SVA Theatre

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Art education, Events, General VCS Info | No Comments
Tomorrow (Saturday, October 13) – VCS open house at the SVA Theatre

Open House   —   Saturday, October 13, 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York, NY Register here – Prospective undergraduate students and their families are invited to join the SVA community at the annual fall Open House events! Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the President of the College, […]

Coming up on November 2nd – a screening of short films by Marie Losier at MoMA, including Draw This Now, featuring Peter Hristoff

Coming up on November 2nd – a screening of short films by Marie Losier at MoMA, including Draw This Now, featuring Peter Hristoff

Today’s post features an message from VS faculty member Peter Hristoff about an upcoming screening at MoMA of Draw This Now, a film by Marie Losier that deals with Peter’s teaching and art practice:  * * * Dear Friends: A short movie that filmmaker (and dear friend ) Marie Losier made about my teaching drawing […]

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network Monday, September 24, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Art school can be a cocoon, providing a built in support system. Following graduation young artists often find it difficult to navigate the art […]

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s Art in the First Person lecture “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” is now available to view on YouTube. Here’s the video, along with a description of the event from last October’s event announcement:     BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, […]

Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

On Friday, Amy Wilson took her Foundation Drawing class on a field trip to Dieu Donné, where they learned about the process of traditional papermaking and got a chance to try out different papermaking techniques. Here’s a little information about Dieu Donné from its website: * * * Dieu Donné is a leading non-profit cultural […]

Peter Hristoff’s photos from his recent visit to the SVA in Rome program

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Art education, Faculty, SVA in Rome | No Comments
Peter Hristoff’s photos from his recent visit to the SVA in Rome program

VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff recently returned from a week in Rome, where he participated in individual studio critiques with students in this year’s SVA in Rome program. While he was there, he also led a drawing workshop for the students and faculty members Kelly Medford (studio) and Marcella Allamprese (Italian language). He sent along […]

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

  Counter-shots from Lebanon. On The Atlas Group’s peculiar way to subvert hegemonic claims to truth Monday, February 12 @ 6:30 PM Room 101C 133/141 W 21st Street  – BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk by Stefanie Baumann (PhD University Paris 8) on Walid Raad’s artistic project The Atlas Group. Documenting facts “that could have been true,” The Atlas Group presents an […]

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

– Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling Monday, January 22, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Images tell stories differently from words. How can artful imagery condense time-based verbal narratives into single, unique meanings? Focusing principally on Ghiberti’s luminous Gates of […]

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