Visual & Critical Studies

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Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

  Microanalysis: The Scale of Subjecthood Practitioners of microanalytic observation and interpretation place their human subjects under insistent inspection. Often these subjects are at the social margins. Their pervasive discomfort is transformed into documents, texts, photos and films that in turn may be used to educate others—or even to reform the subjects themselves. Microanalysis: The […]

Nicole Della Costa in the two-person exhibition En+Theos, opening this Thursday, September 27th at Fábrica Bhering in Rio de Janeiro

Nicole Della Costa in the two-person exhibition En+Theos, opening this Thursday, September 27th at Fábrica Bhering in Rio de Janeiro

2017 VCS alumna Nicole Della Costa and artist Júlia Brandão will have work on display later this week in the two-person exhibition En+Theos at Fábrica Bhering in Rio de Janeiro as part of this year’s Rio Art Fair. The exhibition will be on display from this Thursday, September 27th through Sunday the 30th. Nicole’s contribution […]

Undergraduate Open House Registration

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Events, Featured, General VCS Info | No Comments
Undergraduate Open House Registration

Open Houses – October 13, 2018 Prospective undergraduate students and their families are invited to join us for our annual fall Open House events! Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the President of the College, department Chairs, current SVA students, and representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Residence Life and Student Affairs. Tours of our undergraduate departments […]

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network Monday, September 24, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Art school can be a cocoon, providing a built in support system. Following graduation young artists often find it difficult to navigate the art […]

More upcoming events featuring VCS alumna Julia Santoli

More upcoming events featuring VCS alumna Julia Santoli

As a follow-up to last week’s post about VCS alumna Julia Santoli’s recent performance at The Drawing Center, here’s some information about four more events she’ll be taking part in over the next few weeks. I’ve included event descriptions with Julia’s comments below, and will post updates about each as it approaches.     MoMA […]

Richanda Rhoden at Soloway, through September 30th with a reception this Sunday, September 16th from 6 to 8pm

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Richanda Rhoden at Soloway, through September 30th with a reception this Sunday, September 16th from 6 to 8pm

VCS faculty member Emily Weiner sent us the following information about an ongoing exhibition of works by artist Richanda Rhoden that she curated at Soloway gallery in Brooklyn:  * * * This exhibition that I curated at Soloway gallery of my late neighbor Richanda Rhoden has gotten a lot of great and thoughtful press, with […]

TONIGHT – the opening reception for FIFTH FLOOR, 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Project Space

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
TONIGHT – the opening reception for FIFTH FLOOR, 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Project Space

FIFTH FLOOR September 13-28 Opening Reception: September 13th, 6:00-8:00 PM Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 W 21st Street, Ground Floor Printmaking as a medium has been around for centuries; today there is a thriving community of modern day printers living right upstairs. It is is an incredibly versatile medium, attracting all kinds of artists, designers, and makers. […]

Julia Santoli in performance with Leila Bordreuil and Tamio Shiraishi at The Drawing Center this Thursday, September 13th at 6:30 pm

Julia Santoli in performance with Leila Bordreuil and Tamio Shiraishi at The Drawing Center this Thursday, September 13th at 6:30 pm

VCS alumna Julia Santoli just sent us an announcement of a performance she’s doing in collaboration with Leila Bordreuil and Tamio Shiraishi at The Drawing Center this Thursday evening. Here’s a full description from The Drawing Center’s website:   Performance with Leila Bordreuil, Julia Santoli, and Tamio Shiraishi   Tickets $10 via Eventbrite here. Cellist […]

FIFTH FLOOR | on display September 13-28 in the Flatiron Project Space

FIFTH FLOOR  |  on display September 13-28 in the Flatiron Project Space

FIFTH FLOOR September 13-28 Opening Reception: September 13th, 6:00-8:00 PM Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 W 21st Street, Ground Floor Printmaking as a medium has been around for centuries; today there is a thriving community of modern day printers living right upstairs. It is is an incredibly versatile medium, attracting all kinds of artists, designers, and makers. […]

VCS faculty member Jeff Edwards quoted in “4 Tips for Writing a Good Artist Statement” on Artsy

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Faculty, Interviews | No Comments
VCS faculty member Jeff Edwards quoted in “4 Tips for Writing a Good Artist Statement” on Artsy

  On Monday, Artsy published the article “4 Tips for Writing a Good Artist Statement,” which includes advice from Jennifer Liese, director of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Center for Arts & Language, and writer and critic Jeff Edwards. Jeff teaches three classes in the VCS program, including the second semester of the foundation […]

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