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 […]

Unity and Division, opening October 12th in the Flatiron Project Space

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Unity and Division, opening October 12th in the Flatiron Project Space

– UNITY AND DIVISION Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 Street, Ground Floor October 12-November 4 Opening reception, October 12, 6-8 PM – BFA Visual & Critical Studies is pleased to announce its first international exhibition Unity and Division at the SVA Flatiron Project Space. A collaboration with The Arte Institute, Unity and Division will […]

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

The opening reception for Paisley will take place tomorrow night from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Project Space at 133/141 West 21st Street. It’s free and open to the public, and we hope to see you there.

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 […]

Welcome back!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in General VCS Info | No Comments

SVA’s 2017/2018 academic year begins today, and we’d like to welcome everyone in the Visual & Critical Studies Department and all of our new and returning students back to campus for the fall 2017 semester.

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

–   BFA Visual & Critical Studies at the School of Visual Arts is pleased to announce Paisley, its first exhibition of the 2017-18 academic year. The show, curated by Peter Hristoff, will be held at the Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 West 21st Street from September 5 through October 7, with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 6 to 8 pm.  Paisley will present […]

Images from Jonathas Nazareth’s upcoming exhibition Land, opening August 3rd in the Flatiron Project Space

Images from Jonathas Nazareth’s upcoming exhibition Land, opening August 3rd in the Flatiron Project Space

In advance of his upcoming solo exhibition Land, VCS alumnus Jonathas Nazareth has sent us images of four of the paintings that will be on display. Here they are, followed by the exhibition announcement. Land will open in the Flatiron Project Space this Thursday, August 3rd, with a reception and artist’s talk scheduled for Tuesday […]

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Visual & Critical Studies is very happy to announce the awardees of the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program (http://www.liap.eu/).  The scholarship winners were chosen by a committee of VCS faculty from a pool of very strong applicants. Margo Greb and Cassidy Clingman have each has been awarded 6-month residencies in Leipzig, Germany.  Please join me in congratulating them. […]

More artworks from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class

More artworks from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class

Here’s the second half of our two-part series featuring student works from Amy Wilson’s spring 2017 session of Drawing II (FID-1135). The images below are taken from the narrative project, in which each student was instructed to interview someone and create ten drawings based on that person’s life story. As with the alphabet project that […]

Images of student works from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class (part 1)

Images of student works from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class (part 1)

The next two posts feature images of student works from Amy Wilson’s spring 2017 session of Drawing II (FID-1135), the second half a first-year foundation course that explores “drawing as an act of producing independent works of art and as a preparatory process in organizing a finished work.” The pieces were created in response to […]

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