Visual & Critical Studies

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Amy Wilson’s work featured in Eyes Towards the Dove’s coverage of Untitled Miami

Posted by on Dec 20, 2015 in Exhibitions, Images, Faculty | No Comments
Amy Wilson’s work featured in Eyes Towards the Dove’s coverage of Untitled Miami

  A recent piece by VCS faculty member Amy Wilson (shown above) was just featured in an article by artist Vanessa Albury on Eyes Towards the Dove that presents her choices for the best works in the recent Untitled Miami art fair. Here’s what Albury had to say about the piece, which was on display […]

Announcing “Seeing is Thinking” and “Visible and Invisible,” two Spring 2016 VCS Continuing Education courses presented by Silvio Wolf

Announcing “Seeing is Thinking” and “Visible and Invisible,” two Spring 2016 VCS Continuing Education courses presented by Silvio Wolf

Today’s post presents information about two VCS Continuing Education courses that artist Silvio Wolf will teach during the Spring 2016 semester. I’ve presented the full description of each course below, including details on the schedule, course fee, and location. As you’ll note in the descriptions, each of these can be taken for undergraduate credit. For […]

Emily Weiner featured in artnet’s “20 Emerging Female Artists to Keep on Your Radar”

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Press, Faculty | No Comments

VCS faculty member Emily Weiner was featured earlier this week on artnet’s “20 Emerging Female Artists to Keep on Your Radar” list. We’d like to congratulate Emily, and encourage all of our readers to visit her website emilyweiner.com and check out her artist-run apartment space The Willows in Brooklyn Heights, and Soloway gallery in Brooklyn, […]

This Thursday evening: ONEIRIC APPARATUS, curated by Julia Santoli

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna  Julia Santoli  about a one-night exhibition that she and two of our other alumni will be participating in this Thursday evening in Williamsburg: I’m super excited to be organizing a show on behalf of Art Theory Project, a reading group/collective of sorts. We have a relationship with Williamsburg Community […]

George Rue’s Appalachian Travelogue featured in Outside magazine

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Images, Press, VCS Alumni, Alumni News | No Comments
George Rue’s Appalachian Travelogue featured in Outside magazine

VCS alumnus George Rue’s ongoing project Appalachian Travelogue was just featured in an article by Cheney Gardner published in the online edition of the outdoor activity and lifestyle magazine Outside. In addition to a brief profile of George and comments from him about the project, the article features a slideshow with 17 images of some […]

Lynn Gamwell’s “Why the history of maths is also the history of art” featured in The Guardian’s Adventures in Numberland blog

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Faculty Writings | No Comments
Lynn Gamwell’s “Why the history of maths is also the history of art” featured in The Guardian’s Adventures in Numberland blog

Earlier this week, VCS faculty member Lynn Gamwell had an article on mathematics and art published on Alex Bellos’s maths blog in The Guardian. Titled “Why the history of maths is also the history of art,” the piece features Gamwell’s discussion of ten artworks from her new book Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History (Princeton […]

Lynn Gamwell to present a paper on Sigmund Freud and Art this weekend at the Helix Center

This weekend, VCS faculty member Lynn Gamwell will present her paper “Sigmund Freud and Art” during the conference A Freudian Perspective on What Ails the World Today at the The Helix Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation in New York. The bilingual (French/English) colloquium is co-presented by the Helix Center and L’ Association Des Amis de Passages […]

Conner Calhoun awarded the Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency for January 2016

Posted by on Nov 28, 2015 in VCS Alumni, Alumni News, Residencies | No Comments

2015 VCS alumnus Conner Calhoun was just awarded the Regional Emerging Artist Residency at Artspace, a non-profit visual arts center located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Artspace website describes the residency: Since 2000, the Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency has provided 39 emerging visual artists with time and space to explore their work in a supportive […]

Maggie Dunlap’s recent solo show Tender reviewed in Hyperallergic

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Exhibitions, VCS Students | No Comments
Maggie Dunlap’s recent solo show Tender reviewed in Hyperallergic

  Recently, &gallery in Miami presented Tender, VCS student Maggie Dunlap’s first solo exhibition. Near the end of its run, critic Monica Uszerowicz covered the show in a substantial and thoughtful illustrated review in Hyperallergic. Here’s a brief quote from the beginning of the review: &gallery is a small space that, if crowded, requires lots […]

MFA Fine Arts student Susan Luss presents a series of sidewalk installations outside the VCS Gallery

Posted by on Nov 14, 2015 in Images, public art | No Comments
MFA Fine Arts student Susan Luss presents a series of sidewalk installations outside the VCS Gallery

For the last few weeks, SVA MFA Fine Arts student Susan Luss has been creating a series of ephemeral installations on the sidewalk just outside the VCS Gallery window, made with small objects that she found on walks around Greenpoint. Luss installed the first sidewalk piece during George Rue’s recent exhibition in the gallery, and […]

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