Visual & Critical Studies

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Benjamin Lee Sperry and Julia Stoddard in Conjoining Islands, opening July 21st at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Benjamin Lee Sperry and Julia Stoddard in Conjoining Islands, opening July 21st at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture

Recent VCS graduates Benjamin Lee Sperry and Julia Stoddard will have works on display later this month in the four-person exhibition Conjoining Islands at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, running from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, August 28, 2016 with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on the 21st. Here is the […]

“The Met as a Mirror,” a retrospective post by Peter Hristoff on his residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Faculty, Faculty Writings, Residencies | No Comments
“The Met as a Mirror,” a retrospective post by Peter Hristoff on his residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Peter Hristoff’s tenure as Artist in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is nearing its end, and he has written a final essay for the museum’s website that looks back at his time there. In addition to covering some of the projects he was involved with over the last few months and his engagement […]

Photos from the Spring 2016 Honors trip to Poland

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Faculty, Images, Other | No Comments
Photos from the Spring 2016 Honors trip to Poland

In addition to serving as Chair of the Visual & Critical Studies and Art History Departments, Tom Huhn is also coordinator of SVA’s Honors Program, a curriculum “designed to bring talented, intellectually ambitious students together to work closely with one another and with specially selected studio and liberal arts professors, this small, interdisciplinary program unites […]

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Here’s a collection of images from Peter Hristoff, showing students in The Artist’s Journal during several visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last semester. While they were there, they learned about various art historical styles, materials, and techniques from members of the Met’s staff, and spent time sketching in some of the museum’s galleries […]

An update on Peter Hristoff at the Met – Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns

An update on Peter Hristoff at the Met – Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns

As part of his ongoing residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff was involved with the organization of the new exhibition Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns, which is on display at the Met Fifth Avenue through August 14th. The following description and video are taken […]

Announcing the release of Mossless 4, plus an open call for an upcoming Slideluck

Announcing the release of Mossless 4, plus an open call for an upcoming Slideluck

Our latest post presents an update from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts about the release of Mossless 4, which he first announced back in April: – Hooray! All copies of Mossless 4 are on their way home to our studio. Next week, the books will be revealed at ICP 250 Bowery’s grand opening. The following weekend, […]

This Saturday, June 18th – Hallie Kruger at Brooklyn Makers Market

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Saturday, June 18th – Hallie Kruger at Brooklyn Makers Market

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna Hallie Kruger about her vendor’s booth at this Saturday’s Brooklyn Makers Market: –  – HALLIE KRUGER CUSTOM APPAREL AND SCREEN PRINTING VENDOR BOOTH AT THE BROOKLYN MAKERS MARKET  – I will be vending at the Brooklyn Makers Market on June 18! Come say hi and check out brand new […]

Announcing the premiere of reVerb: a performative collaboration by Kara Rooney and Taryn Vander Hoop/Summation Dance, June 15 and 16 at FRIDMAN GALLERY

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Events, Faculty, Performance | No Comments
Announcing the premiere of reVerb: a performative collaboration by Kara Rooney and Taryn Vander Hoop/Summation Dance, June 15 and 16 at FRIDMAN GALLERY

At 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 15th and and Thursday, June 16th, artist and VCS faculty member Kara Rooney, choreographer Taryn Vander Hoop, and Summation Dance will present two premiere performances of their collaborative project reVerb at FRIDMAN GALLERY. Here are the details from the gallery’s website:   reVerb A performative collaboration by Kara Rooney […]

Angela Miskis in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 Exhibition, opening this Monday the 6th at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive

Angela Miskis in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 Exhibition, opening this Monday the 6th at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive

Work by VCS alumna Angela Miskis is about to go on display in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 group exhibition at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive. The show will run from June 6th through the 30th, with an opening reception on the 6th and an artists’ talk and workshop on the 20th. You can […]

This Saturday, June 4th: Devon Watson presents Hand Heart Eye Phone, a workshop on the contemporary smart phone

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Saturday, June 4th: Devon Watson presents Hand Heart Eye Phone, a workshop on the contemporary smart phone

This Saturday, VCS alumna Devon Watson is hosting Hand Heart Eye Phone, a one day workshop on the history and cultural impact of smart phones that will take place at the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Here’s a description of the event from its listing on Eventbrite: Artist Devon Watson presents, Hand Heart Eye Phone, […]

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