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

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 […]

Opening this Thursday, March 23rd: VCS presents Drop Dead Gorgeous in the Flatiron Project Space

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Opening this Thursday, March 23rd: VCS presents Drop Dead Gorgeous in the Flatiron Project Space

– Drop Dead Gorgeous Kitty Brophy, Leonor Fini, Judy Mannarino, Pirerre Molinier, Jimmy Tagliaferri, Christopher Thixton – Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 St, Ground floor March 23 – April 15 , 2017 Reception: Thursday, March 23rd, 6:00-8:00 pm BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents Drop Dead Gorgeous, a group exhibition with works by artists […]

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

SVA’s External Relations office has announced this year’s SVA Talent Shows, a “series of exhibitions, presentations, open studios, portfolio reviews and screenings showcasing the next generation of artists and creative professionals.” This year, VCS will be participating with the following events: – April 26 – May 15 BFA Visual and Critical Studies Senior Show Flatiron […]

Reminder: SVA in Rome information session, 12:30 tomorrow (February 15th) in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue

Reminder: SVA in Rome information session, 12:30 tomorrow (February 15th) in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue

Tomorrow (Wednesday, February 15th) at 12:30 pm, VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn will host an information session about the spring semester SVA in Rome program; the session will take place in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue. For more information about SVA in Rome, see this page.  

VCS alumnus Taylor Baker’s “Systems” in the Flatiron Project Space, opening this Thursday, February 16th at 6 pm

VCS alumnus Taylor Baker’s “Systems” in the Flatiron Project Space, opening this Thursday, February 16th at 6 pm

Taylor Baker: Systems February 16 – March 15, 2017 Reception: Thursday, February 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM SVA Flatiron Project Space  133/141 West 21 Street, New York The Department of Visual & Critical Studies and the Flatiron Project Space are pleased to announce a solo exhibition of recent works by Taylor Baker (SVA in Rome 2014, BFA […]

A call for proposals for “We Love Decay,” the upcoming inaugural edition of a new VCS-sponsored performance series

A call for proposals for “We Love Decay,” the upcoming inaugural edition of a new VCS-sponsored performance series

The BFA Visual & Critical Studies department is seeking proposals for the inaugural edition of a new performance series to be housed in the Flatiron Project Space. The 2017 edition of the series will run from April 18th through the 22nd. The goal of the series is to promote non-object based work and short-term, ephemeral […]

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 […]

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

This Spring semester VCS students have the opportunity to study glass and neon work at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. Students learn to manipulate the luminous glass tube and develop glass bending techniques both simple and complex. Bringing in their own designs to bend, students are able to hone their ideas through light, line, and color and […]

This Wednesday, February 1st at 1 pm – an information session for SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon

This Wednesday, February 1st at 1 pm – an information session for SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon

– SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon Information Session on Wednesday, February 1st @ 1 PM Room 402C, 133/141 West 21st Street Join us on Wednesday, February 1st at 1 PM for a brief information session on two of SVA’s summer programs, Underground Rome and Art History in Southern France. Beverages and snacks provided. For more […]

This Tuesday, January 24th from 6 to 8 pm: the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge

This Tuesday, January 24th from 6 to 8 pm: the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge

This Tuesday, January 24th, the Visual & Critical Studies Department will host the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge, our 2017 senior thesis exhibition. The reception will take place in the from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Gallery at 133/141 West 21st St, and is free and open to the […]

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