Visual & Critical Studies

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An interview with alumnx Margo Greb, curator of the 2020 VCS senior thesis show The Visible Surface

An interview with alumnx Margo Greb, curator of the 2020 VCS senior thesis show The Visible Surface

  At the beginning of this academic year, alumnx Margo Greb was appointed curator of the 2020 VCS senior thesis show, which opens in January. After graduating in 2017, Margo completed a six-month VCS-sponsored residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme, during which they made work centered around movement-based performance and video. Since then, they’ve […]

VCS presents WHO OWNS THE CITY? REAL ESTATE -VS- ART, ARCHITECTURE & THE PEOPLE – this Monday, December 9th at 7 pm

VCS presents WHO OWNS THE CITY? REAL ESTATE -VS- ART, ARCHITECTURE & THE PEOPLE – this Monday, December 9th at 7 pm

WHO OWNS THE CITY? REAL ESTATE -VS- ART, ARCHITECTURE & THE PEOPLE Monday, December 9 133 W. 21st St., 101C RSVP at Eventbrite or art-pol@sva.edu   Sam Stein, author of Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State, joins SVA faculty member and activist Shellyne Rodriguez and architect Georg Windeck for a roundtable on power, […]

Catching up with Olivia Li

Catching up with Olivia Li

Recently, VCS alumna Olivia Li let us know about the upcoming publication of All in the Family: A Graphic Memoir by LB Lee. The book’s publication was funded via a Kickstarter campaign that ended last month, and it will be the first title released by Lenticle Press, Olivia’s new micro-publishing venture. The Kickstarter project describes […]

Study Art History in Southern France This Summer

Study Art History in Southern France This Summer

– Art History in Southern France     June 1 – 16 3 undergraduate art history credits Course number: IPD-3703-A   FACULTY: ISABEL TAUBE, LAURENCE MINARD-AMALOU   In this immersive two-week program, participants experience the grandeur of Provence through an on-site explorations of Roman ruins, Romanesque architecture, as well as works by Vincent van Gogh […]

Film screening – HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY | Monday, November 25th, 6:30 pm at SVA Library West, in celebration of BOB BOX SVA

Film screening – HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY | Monday, November 25th, 6:30 pm at SVA Library West, in celebration of BOB BOX SVA

– BEFORE THE TURKEY: HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY Monday, November 25 6:30 PM SVA Library West 133 West 21st St. (lower level) Screening of the acclaimed documentary How to Draw a Bunny on artist Ray Johnson in celebration of BOB BOX SVA at the VCS Flatiron Project Space (through November 30) How to Draw […]

This Thursday, November 14th from 6 to 8 pm – Gary Schneider book signing for Salters Cottages at Dashwood Books

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Film and Video, Images | No Comments
This Thursday, November 14th from 6 to 8 pm – Gary Schneider book signing for Salters Cottages at Dashwood Books

Faculty member Suzanne Joelson forwarded us the following announcement of a book signing that’s taking place this Thursday at Dashwood Books here in Manhattan. (As you’ll see below, the book contains documentation of a film project by photographer Gary Schneider that Suzanne was involved with back in the 1980s.)   Please join us on Thursday […]

Jennifer Paige Cohen in “When the Wind Comes Right Behind the Rain,” on view at Point of Contact Gallery in Syracuse through December 13th

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Jennifer Paige Cohen in “When the Wind Comes Right Behind the Rain,” on view at Point of Contact Gallery in Syracuse through December 13th

VCS faculty member has work on display through mid-December in the group exhibition “When the Wind Comes Right Behind the Rain” at Point of Contact Gallery in Syracuse, New York. Here’s a brief description of the show from the gallery’s website:   WHEN THE WIND COMES RIGHT BEHIND THE RAIN October 21, 2019 – December […]

Tonight from 6 to 8 pm – the opening reception for BOB BOX SVA in the Flatiron Project Space

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Events, Exhibitions, General VCS Info | No Comments
Tonight from 6 to 8 pm – the opening reception for BOB BOX SVA in the Flatiron Project Space

  BOB BOX SVA November 7-29 Opening reception: Thursday, November 7, 6-8 PM Flatiron Project Space 133 W 21 Street New York, NY 10011     BFA Visual & Critical Studies, the Flatiron Project Space and the Ray Johnson Estate are pleased to announce BOB BOX SVA, one in a series of unique exhibitions born […]

Frances Fox Piven – Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It – Monday, November 11th at 7 pm

Frances Fox Piven – Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It – Monday, November 11th at 7 pm

  Frances Fox Piven Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It Monday, November 11, 7pm 133 West 21st Street, room 101c RSVP at Eventbrite or by emailing art-pol@sva.edu   Frances Fox Piven, sociologist, activist, one of the “nine most dangerous people in the world” (Glenn Beck), and author of the definitive analysis of […]

A preview of BOB BOX SVA, November 7-29 in the Flatiron Project Space

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Events, Exhibitions, General VCS Info | No Comments
A preview of BOB BOX SVA, November 7-29 in the Flatiron Project Space

  BOB BOX SVA November 7-29 Opening reception: Thursday, November 7, 6-8 PM Flatiron Project Space 133 W 21 Street New York, NY 10011     BFA Visual & Critical Studies, the Flatiron Project Space and the Ray Johnson Estate are pleased to announce BOB BOX SVA, one in a series of unique exhibitions born […]

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