On March 21 the BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department will officially kick off the spring season of exhibitions with Cold North: Sturm und Drang. The show’s theme addresses the romantic tradition of the figure and its relationship to nature, as a force that is both beautiful and fierce. Cold North will be on view March 21 – April 3 in the SVA Gallery, 209 East 23 Street. There will be a reception in the gallery on March 25 from 5 to 7pm.
Image by PeeDee Shindell (BFA Illustration, Senior)
Also on March 21, the Art History Department will present a panel discussion called “The Art of the Enemy.” The event will feature five renowned experts who will discuss remarkable examples of cultural looting, or destruction of art during war. It takes place at 8pm in the SVA Amphitheater, 209 East 23 Street (3rd Floor).
Lillian Bassman, who served as art director, illustrator, and photographer for Harper’s Bazaar from the 1940s to the 1960s, presents her work on March 20 at 6:30pm in the Amphitheater. Admission is $6, free to Camera Club of New York members and SVA faculty, staff, and students. Photo ID is required for entry.