Amy Wilson interviewed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Arts & Culture section – “For $20, this New Jersey artist will send you art in the mail”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Faculty, Images, Press | No Comments
Amy Wilson interviewed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Arts & Culture section – “For $20, this New Jersey artist will send you art in the mail”

This morning, the Philadelphia Enquirer published a profile by Amy S. Rosenberg of VCS faculty member Amy Wilson, focused on an ongoing subscription mail art project that she launched at the beginning of May. Each month, 20 subscribers pay a flat fee of $20 to receive three to five pieces of small handmade art through the […]

“Do It Yourself / Do It Together: Bookmaking & Self Publishing,” a video from Printed Matter featuring Elektra KB

“Do It Yourself / Do It Together: Bookmaking & Self Publishing,” a video from Printed Matter featuring Elektra KB

Late last month, Printed Matter posted a video by alumnx Elektra KB (VCS 2012/MFA Hunter College, CUNY 2016) to its YouTube channel as part of on ongoing series titled “Do It Yourself / Do It Together.” In the video, Elektra discusses the role that self-publishing, zine making, and activism have played in their work over […]

“Liquid Embrace,” excerpts from a fabric book by Julia Colletes

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
“Liquid Embrace,” excerpts from a fabric book by Julia Colletes

VCS third-year student Julia Colletes sent in three submissions of projects in different mediums to our recent call for blog content, so I’m going to present them in separate posts over the next week or so. First up, “Liquid Embrace,” which Julia describes as “excerpts of a fabric book about connections to yourself, others, and […]

Lynn Gamwell’s “Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual” now available in a revised and expanded edition

Posted by on Apr 20, 2020 in Faculty Writings | No Comments
Lynn Gamwell’s “Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual” now available in a revised and expanded edition

Writer and VCS faculty member Lynn Gamwell’s book Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual was recently reissued by Princeton University Press is a revised and expanded edition featuring a foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Here’s the publsiher’s description of the new edition:  * * * Exploring the Invisible shows how modern art expresses […]

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 […]

“The Long Sweep,” a 2013 interview with Ed Clark in Artpulse Magazine

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Faculty Writings, Interviews | No Comments
“The Long Sweep,” a 2013 interview with Ed Clark in Artpulse Magazine

Ed Clark, the trailblazing African-American abstract artist who painted massive, luminous canvases using a push broom, passed away at age 93 late last week. Clark was also a pioneer in field of shaped paintings, the first of which he created in 1957, about three years before Frank Stella began his own experiments with shaped canvases. […]

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 […]

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 […]

An introduction to SIREN Magazine, a new venue for work in all mediums

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Other, Poetry | No Comments
An introduction to SIREN Magazine, a new venue for work in all mediums

  Today’s post is about SIREN, an online literature and art magazine launched recently by founding co-editors Cassidy Villeneuve and Raisa Imogen. VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn came across their site recently and thought our faculty and students might be interested in it, since the magazine puts out open calls for theme-specific submissions across all mediums. The […]

Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, an upcoming photobook and film from Romke Hoogwaerts

Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, an upcoming photobook and film from Romke Hoogwaerts

Here’s an announcement of a forthcoming project from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts: Mossless‘ founder, Romke Hoogwaerts, has a photobook (and film) of his own coming out soon called Vreugdevuur Scheveningen. It’s about the world’s biggest bonfire, a rivalry between two neighborhoods—one of which is his grandfather’s working-class hometown of Scheveningen in Holland. Here’s a few photos:  – […]

Load More
Visual & Critical Studies