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 […]

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Monday, December 4 @ 6:30 PM 133 W 21st Street, room 101C For over twenty years painter and filmmaker Pieter Schoolwerth’s work has addressed the ways in which the ever-changing, and often invisible, forces of abstraction in the world – that can be associated with the digitization of more and more aspects of experience – affect […]

This Monday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm – Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet, with Heather Cass White

This Monday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm – Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet, with Heather Cass White

  BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, editor of New Collected Poems of Marianne Moore (FSG 2017). Heather will talk about one of the 20th century’s most influential (not to mention fastidious, stubborn and irascible) poets, Marianne Moore. She will change the way you think poems work, and […]

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  Anthropologist and arts advocate Gobi Stromberg (Tonaltzintli/UAEM) will be joined by SVA faculty member Carla Stellweg in a discussion on Mexico’s institutional approach to its vast tradition of popular arts and cultures; and, the significance of contemporary artistic collaboration and appropriation vis-à-vis these art practices. Dr. Stromberg will outline several examples of popular art […]

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A video of last semester’s panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now available to view online. Here it is, along with a repost of the original panel description and participant bios: – – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy Wednesday, March 29 […]

This Monday, April 17th at 6:30 pm – From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a textile’s journey – A talk with curator Melinda Watt

This Monday, April 17th at 6:30 pm – From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a textile’s journey – A talk with curator Melinda Watt

  From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a Textile’s Journey Monday, April 17 at 6:30 PM 133 W 21 St Room 101C Presented by BFA Visual & Critical Studies, this talk will trace the movement of the Paisley motif across the Eurasian continent and through the 19th century, using designs and textiles preserved in The Metropolitan […]

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video our recent Art in the First Person event Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette is now available online. In addition to Gillette’s talk, the video includes his post-lecture question-and-answer session with the audience. You can watch it below or on YouTube. –

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 PM – SVA Theatre, 333 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011: The art world is a microcosm of the society we live in. It should come as no surprise then, that structural racism and capitalism permeates how we look at art, it informs the work that gets prioritized as important […]

This Monday, February 13th – Hoarding, or Adventures in Form, a talk by Gregg Horowitz

This Monday, February 13th – Hoarding, or Adventures in Form, a talk by Gregg Horowitz

  Gregg Horowitz is Professor of Philosophy at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He writes on aesthetics and the philosophy of art, psychoanalysis, and political theory. His publications include the books Sustaining Loss: Art and Mournful Life (Stanford, 2001) and The Wake of Art: Philosophy, Criticism and the Ends of Taste (Routledge, 1998, with Arthur […]

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