Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

This Thursday, February 2nd from 6:30 to 9:30 pm: a reception for “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” curated by Anastasia Warren

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This Thursday, February 2nd from 6:30 to 9:30 pm: a reception for “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” curated by Anastasia Warren

A new group exhibition curated by VCS junior Anastasia Warren just opened in SVA’s Photography department on the 5th floor at 214 East 21st Street, and will be on display through February 10th. Titled “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” the show is a follow-up to another project that Warren exhibited last February. “Say […]

Kara Rooney in Politicizing Space, opening February 1st at Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Kara Rooney in Politicizing Space, opening February 1st at Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

– Artist and VCS facullty member Kara Rooney will have work on display in the group exhibition Politicizing Space, which opens tomorrow (February 1st) in The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 to 7: 30 pm. Here’s the show’s press release: — […]

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 […]

The Guggenheim Museum to host screenings of Bo Wang’s films Traces of an Invisible City and The Wangs on February 3rd and 4th

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Events, Faculty, Film and Video | No Comments
The Guggenheim Museum to host screenings of Bo Wang’s films Traces of an Invisible City and The Wangs on February 3rd and 4th

On February 3rd and 4th, the Guggenheim Museum will screen Traces of an Invisible City: Three Notes on Hong Kong and The Wangs, two recent films by artist and VCS faculty member Bo Wang. The screenings will take place at 1 pm on each day, and both films will be played on each day. The […]

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 […]

Tom Huhn quoted in a recent New Yorker article on art, protest, and the Trump administration

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Activism, Faculty Writings | No Comments
Tom Huhn quoted in a recent New Yorker article on art, protest, and the Trump administration

VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn was quoted in Emily Eakin’s new essay “What Can Artists Accomplish by Saying No to Trump?”, which was published in The New Yorker on Friday. You can find the piece at this link.                                       via The New Yorker

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 […]

This Monday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm – Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette

This Monday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm – Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette

Frank Gillette Art in the First Person Lecture Monday, January 23, 2017 6:30 pm SVA Visual & Critical Studies 133/141 West 21st Street Room 101C New York Merging a rich visual sensibility with an almost scientific engagement with taxonomy and ecological systems, Frank Gillette is a video pioneer whose multi-channel installations and tapes focus on […]

Meet the seniors in The Thin Edge of the Wedge

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Exhibitions, Profiles, Thesis, VCS Students | No Comments
Meet the seniors in The Thin Edge of the Wedge

In the days leading up to the opening of our thesis exhibition The Thin Edge of the Wedge, the VCS department has been introducing each of the participating seniors on our Facebook page. Each new timeline entry in the series profiles four students with portraits and a brief description of the work they’ve made for […]

A call for submissions to the 2017 Hope Art Competition

SVA’s Office of Student Health and Counseling Services just sent out the following call for submissions for the 2017 HOPE Art Competition. This year, VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn will be the judge for the contest, and the finalists’ designs will be featured in an exhibition at the SVA Flatiron Gallery in February. This year’s […]

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