Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

Opening tonight at Soloway in Brooklyn – Elizabeth Bonaventura, What About Standing People and Animals?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Opening tonight at Soloway in Brooklyn – Elizabeth Bonaventura, What About Standing People and Animals?

Here’s information about the latest show at Soloway Gallery, a space at 348 South 4th Street in Brooklyn created and run by VCS faculty members Annette Wehrhahn and Emily Weiner, along with their fellow artists Tomer Aluf, and Hakim Bishara, and Halsey Rodman:   – Elizabeth Bonaventura, What About Standing People and Animals? November 8, […]

Call for submissions to THANK YOU, Books, an upcoming art book fair at Fou Gallery in Brooklyn

Call for submissions to THANK YOU, Books, an upcoming art book fair at Fou Gallery in Brooklyn

VCS student Yuan Fang has asked me to share the following open call for an upcoming art book fair at Fou Gallery in Brooklyn. Yuan is the gallery’s PR director, so anyone who’s interested in submitting work for the fair should fill out the google docs available at the link below and then give her […]

Meir Gal in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine,” this Friday the 9th at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, NYU

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Conferences, Events, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Meir Gal in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine,” this Friday the 9th at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, NYU

This Friday, November 9, VCS faculty member Meir Gal will be participating in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine” at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU, located at 255 Sullivan Street. Here are the details from the NYU website:  –  CONFERENCE // SEEING LANDSCAPE IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE DATE: Friday, Nov. 9 TIME: 8:30am–8:00pm LOCATION: Hagop Kevorkian Center […]

Amy Wilson in the group show My Silences Had Not Protected Me, opening this Thursday, November 8th at Fort Gansevoort (also: news about a catalog for her recent exhibition in the Flatiron Project Space)

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Amy Wilson in the group show My Silences Had Not Protected Me, opening this Thursday, November 8th at Fort Gansevoort (also: news about a catalog for her recent exhibition in the Flatiron Project Space)

  VCS faculty member Amy Wilson has a piece in the group show My Silences Had Not Protected Me: An exhibition in partnership with For Freedoms, which opens this Thursday at Fort Gansevoort on Ninth Avenue. Here’s the show’s press release (click either image below to open a PDF of both pages):   – – […]

This Monday, November 12th – Frances Fox Piven: What Just Happened? The Resistance After the Midterms (RSVP here)

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
This Monday, November 12th – Frances Fox Piven: What Just Happened? The Resistance After the Midterms  (RSVP here)

  Frances Fox Piven: What Just Happened? The Resistance After the Midterms Monday, November 12, 2018 7:00 – 9:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public RSVP here  – MA Critical Theory and the Arts and BFA Visual & Critical Studies present Frances Fox Piven, who will […]

Opening this Wednesday, November 7th at Blackburn 20|20: Prometheus’ Admission – Mary Frank – Peter Hristoff – Panayiotis Terzis

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Opening this Wednesday, November 7th at Blackburn 20|20: Prometheus’ Admission – Mary Frank – Peter Hristoff – Panayiotis Terzis

VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff is in the following three-person exhibition at EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, opening this Wednesday with a reception from 6 to 8 pm:  * * * Prometheus’ Admission MARY FRANK – PETER HRISTOFF – PANAYIOTIS TERZIS7 November – 2 December 2018 Opening: Wed. 7 November 6-8PM   Risograph by Panayiotis […]

Jenna Caro interviewed as part of SVA Features’ “12 SVA Students on Why They Probably Will (Definitely) Vote”

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Jenna Caro interviewed as part of SVA Features’ “12 SVA Students on Why They Probably Will (Definitely) Vote”

  VCS fourth-year Jenna Caro is one of a dozen BFA and MFA students featured in “12 SVA Students on Why They Probably Will (Definitely) Vote,” an article by Bridget Badore published last Friday on SVA Features. Here’s part of what Jenna had to say: “For me, voting is sort of a matter of avoiding […]

Announcing Ex Libris, November 6-30 in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception November 27th from 6 to 8 pm

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Exhibitions, General VCS Info | No Comments
Announcing Ex Libris, November 6-30 in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception November 27th from 6 to 8 pm

Ex-libris Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21st Street New York, NY 10011 November 6-30, 2018 Reception: November 27, 6-8 PM BFA Visual & Critical Studies is pleased to announce the exhibition of three suites of Ex-libris bookplates by early 20th Century German Artists Adolf Kunst (1882-1937), Karl Ritter (1888-1958) and Carl Streller (1889-1967). The exhibition […]

Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

 – Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century Monday, November 5 6:30-8:00 PM 133/141 W 21st Street, room 101C New York, NY 10011 Nicoletta Pireddu (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA; Dottorato di Ricerca, Università di Venezia “Ca’ Foscari”, Italy) visits BFA Visual & Critical Studies to talk about the discontinuities in the “natural […]

Highly recommended: Michael Lindgren’s Washington Post book review of “Painting With Bob Ross”

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Other | No Comments
Highly recommended: Michael Lindgren’s Washington Post book review of “Painting With Bob Ross”

Yesterday, The Washington Post published a review of the book Painting With Bob Ross by writer Michael Lindgren. Some of you may have run into Mike around the VCS department; in addition to giving the occasional guest lecture on writing, publishing, and art history in some our courses (most notably my VCS third-year Art Writing […]

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