Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

This Thursday, April 27th from 5 to 9 pm – The 2017 VCS Open Studios

This Thursday, April 27th from 5 to 9 pm – The 2017 VCS Open Studios

–  VISUAL & CRITICAL STUDIES – OPEN STUDIOS 2017 THE SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS 133/141 WEST 21ST ST, 4TH FLOOR THURSDAY APRIL 27TH, 2017 | 5PM – 9PM HANNA AHLGRIM | CHAERIN AHN | JENNIFER SOOWON CHOUNG CASSIDY CLINGMAN | NICOLE DELLA COSTA | MARGO GREB | MORGAN KING | CAITLIN LADD FRANCESCA LUCANIA | […]

Announcing “We Love Decay: Tough Luck for Everyone Who Loves Ruins,” a performance and ephemeral art series, this Tuesday the 18th through Saturday the 22nd

Announcing “We Love Decay: Tough Luck for Everyone Who Loves Ruins,” a performance and ephemeral art series, this Tuesday the 18th through Saturday the 22nd

“We Love Decay: Tough Luck for Everyone Who Loves Ruins“ is the inaugural edition of the new performance and ephemeral art series sponsored by the BFA Visual & Critical Studies Department, which takes place from Tuesday, April 18th through Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 in the Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 W 21st Street, ground floor. The […]

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna Julia Santoli about a performance event coming up this Friday and Saturday evening that she’s involved with: I have been collaborating with choreographer and artist Zavé Martohardjono on their latest performative work. The piece is called GENERAL DYNAMICS, and is premiering as part of Gibney Dance’s “Work Up” Series […]

A call for applicants to Triple Canopy’s Publication Intensive, June 19-30 (deadline this Monday the 17th at 11:59 pm)

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A call for applicants to Triple Canopy’s Publication Intensive, June 19-30 (deadline this Monday the 17th at 11:59 pm)

  Publication Intensive June 19–30, 2017 Apply online through 11:59pm on Monday, April 17  What: A two-week program in the history and contemporary practice of publication. Where: The program will take place at Triple Canopy’s venue in Manhattan and will include visits to studios of artists and designers, archives, and cultural institutions. Who: We invite applications from […]

This Monday, April 17th at 6:30 pm – From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a textile’s journey – A talk with curator Melinda Watt

This Monday, April 17th at 6:30 pm – From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a textile’s journey – A talk with curator Melinda Watt

  From Kashmir to Paisley: Excerpts from a Textile’s Journey Monday, April 17 at 6:30 PM 133 W 21 St Room 101C Presented by BFA Visual & Critical Studies, this talk will trace the movement of the Paisley motif across the Eurasian continent and through the 19th century, using designs and textiles preserved in The Metropolitan […]

“Eli Broad’s Selfie Dome,” a recent museum review by Jeremy Sigler in Tablet Magazine

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Faculty Writings | No Comments
“Eli Broad’s Selfie Dome,” a recent museum review by Jeremy Sigler in Tablet Magazine

Today’s post features an essay by VCS faculty member Jeremy Sigler that was published recently in the print edition of Tablet Magazine, and is now available to read on their website. Titled “Eli Broad’s Selfie Dome,” the piece is a critical evaluation of The Broad, a new (2015) contemporary art museum in Los Angeles that […]

Jeanne Silverthorne awarded a Guggenheim Fine Arts Fellowship

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Awards, Faculty | No Comments
Jeanne Silverthorne awarded a Guggenheim Fine Arts Fellowship

Artist and faculty member Jeanne Silverthorne was just named a recipient of the 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Awards in the field of Fine Arts by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. This year’s fellowships were granted to 173 people from a pool of over 3,ooo applicants working in a broad range […]

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video our recent Art in the First Person event Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette is now available online. In addition to Gillette’s talk, the video includes his post-lecture question-and-answer session with the audience. You can watch it below or on YouTube. –

This Tuesday, April 4th at The Kitchen – a book launching event for the republication of Modern Love by Constance De Jong

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Tuesday, April 4th at The Kitchen – a book launching event for the republication of Modern Love by Constance De Jong

  This evening’s post features an announcement from VCS alumna Harris Bauer about an upcoming book publication and launch event that she’s been involved with: I’ve been working with Ugly Duckling Presse over the last seven months or so, and we are hosting an event for the facsimile edition of Modern Love, a piece of fiction […]

Eleni Kontos in Happy for You at Room Salon NY, opening this Sunday, April 2nd at 7 pm

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Eleni Kontos in Happy for You at Room Salon NY, opening this Sunday, April 2nd at 7 pm

Eleni Kontos (VCS class of 2012) will be exhibiting recent two- and three-dimensional works in the solo show Happy for You, which opens at Room Salon NY in Brooklyn this Sunday with a reception from 7 to 9 pm. For more information about Eleni and her work, check out her website and Instagram.

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