Images by Katya Fine from Bruce Springsteen’s recent concert at Nationals Stadium

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Alumni News, Images, Press, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Images by Katya Fine from Bruce Springsteen’s recent concert at Nationals Stadium

Today’s post features a few images from VCS alumna Katya Fine, who graduated from the program earlier this year. Katya provided the following description: This last Thursday [September 1], I was given the chance to photograph Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s concert at Nationals Stadium in DC as a press photographer. I was […]

“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Interviews, Press, Profiles, VCS Students | No Comments
“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

VCS student Maggie Dunlap was just featured in an interview with Kristen Cochrane in the current issue of Amuse magazine. The short Q&A covers Maggie’s work and some of its iconography; her upcoming group show LIFEFORCE at The Untitled Space in Tribeca; the challenges of being a young artist on the contemporary scene; her love of […]

Amy Wilson profiled in a new interview with La Voce di New York

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Faculty, Press, Profiles | No Comments
Amy Wilson profiled in a new interview with La Voce di New York

A new interview with VCS faulty member Amy Wilson was just published early last week in the online Italian/English newspaper La Voce di New York. In the interview, Wilson discusses a wide range of topics, including: her background and education; the the different forms of artmaking she’s pursued during her career; a handful of collaborative […]

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

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Faculty, Press | 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, […]

George Rue’s Appalachian Travelogue featured in Outside magazine

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Alumni News, Images, Press, VCS Alumni | 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 […]

Hyperallergic’s coverage of the Zombie Formalism panel discussion

Since my last post, a new response to our recent Zombie Formalism panel by critic Howard Hurst has been published on Hyperallergic. Hurst does an excellent job of situating the evening’s discussion within a larger conversation about painting and the market that’s been going on in the art world over the last few years. His […]

Elektra KB featured in the ARTnews Shelfie Project

Posted by on Jun 7, 2014 in Alumni News, Images, Press, Profiles, VCS Alumni | No Comments

Back in April, ARTnews ran a profile of VCS alumna Elektra KB which I covered here. Elektra has just popped up again in ARTnews, this time as a part of a feature in which the magazine asked a handful of artists, writers, and other art-world professionals to take photos of themselves in front of their […]

Elektra KB in this month’s ARTnews

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Alumni News, Images, Press, Profiles, VCS Alumni | No Comments

The Critic’s Pick section of this month’s issue of ARTnews features a full-page profile of VCS alumna Elektra KB by associate editor Emily Nathan. The profile discusses Elektra’s most recent works, her Theocratic Republic of Gaia mythos, and some of the ideas, experiences, and research that underlie her artistic practice. You can check it out […]

Two works by Peter Hristoff acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Faculty, Press | No Comments

VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff has let us know that two of his works are now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The pieces are “The History of Anatolian Folk Music” (2001) and “Gorgu Kurallari” (2007). More information about Peter and images of some of his artworks can be […]

Eric Doeringer’s “Paintings & Sculpture” reviewed by Roberta Smith in The New York Times

VCS faulty member Eric Doeringer’s current exhibition “Paintings & Sculpture” at Mulherin & Pollard on the Lower East Side just received a wonderful review by New York Times art critic Roberta Smith. Here’s a brief quote: In his latest exhibition, Mr. Doeringer redoes Andy Warhol’s series of 1965 Campbell’s soup cans, working in silk-screen and […]

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