Check out the VCS Summer 2020 Continuing Education course schedule – registration open now

Check out the VCS Summer 2020 Continuing Education course schedule – registration open now

Eager to learn through the quarantine? Visual and Critical Studies is offering Continuing Education! Take a deep dive into philosophy, history and criticism. Explore current and emerging art practices like performance, conceptual art and new media. Classes are open to beginners, the curious, and the non-traditional. Register today: Visual & Critical Studies Summer 2020 Continuing […]

Today at 3 pm – Farrin Chwalkowski in conversation with Patricia Zalisko, part of a weekly series from The National Association of Women Artists

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Events, Faculty, Interviews | No Comments
Today at 3 pm – Farrin Chwalkowski in conversation with Patricia Zalisko, part of a weekly series from The National Association of Women Artists

Here’s an announcement from this morning’s SVA Today newsletter about an online event this afternoon featuring SVA Art History faculty member Farrin Chwalkowski and artist Patricia Zalisko. You can click on the image below to join the event at 3 pm, and tune in again each Friday for future interviews.    

Recent writings by Honors/Art History faculty member Anthony Hawley

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Faculty, Faculty Writings | No Comments
Recent writings by Honors/Art History faculty member Anthony Hawley

Today’s blog post features links to four recent writings by Honors and Art History faculty member Anthony Hawley. Here are his comments: Some reading material! Here are links to a number of recent writings of mine on film and video that appeared right before or during the pandemic in The Brooklyn Rail, Frieze, and Artforum […]

A FILM BY
 HIROSHI SUNAIRI – Qué Tan Lejos / How Far Am I – Online Premiere, May 2nd at 9 pm NYC time / 7 pm Chihuahua, Mexico time

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Events, Faculty, Film and Video, Screenings | No Comments
A FILM BY
 HIROSHI SUNAIRI – Qué Tan Lejos / How Far Am I – Online Premiere, May 2nd at 9 pm NYC time / 7 pm Chihuahua, Mexico time

Art History faculty member Hiroshi Sunairi sent along the following information about an upcoming online screening of his latest film: early elephant film presents A FILM BY
 HIROSHI SUNAIRI QUÉ TAN LEJOS How Far Am I Poet Jose Rico returns to his hometown Ciudad Juárez in Mexico. He visits old friends, family members and landscapes […]

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 […]

Another call for mail art submissions to Printed Matter, via Peter Hristoff

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Calls for submissions | No Comments
Another call for mail art submissions to Printed Matter, via Peter Hristoff

Here’s another call for mail art that Peter Hristoff forwarded to us:       Send us your art in mail form before May 18, 2020! We’ll be selecting one piece of mail art per day to feature as an Instagram Story. Once we return to our normal operations, we’ll make a selection of submissions […]

An article from Wellcome Collection about several artists’ and writers’ responses to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Faculty, Other | No Comments
An article from Wellcome Collection about several artists’ and writers’ responses to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918

Honors Department Director Jeremy Cohan recently sent along a link to an article by Allison C Meier at the Wellcome Collection on the ways in which a handful of modern artists and writers (including Egon Schiele, Edvard Munch, Virginia Woolf, and Katherine Anne Porter) responded to their own experiences and losses during and after the Spanish […]

Art History in Europe Information Session, Tuesday, January 21 @ 1:30 PM

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in SVA Destinations | No Comments
Art History in Europe Information Session, Tuesday, January 21 @ 1:30 PM

  Thinking about summer? Travel to Europe and earn those credits! Learn about two of SVA’s programs abroad on Tuesday, January 21 @ 1:30 PM, in room 401C Underground Rome & Art History in Southern France These back-to-back art history programs abroad give you the opportunity to earn your credits while traveling in Europe.  Visit the […]

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 […]

“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. […]

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