In the SVA Galleries

August 25, 2006

  • “Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life,” an exhibition of paintings exploring the sense of isolation or disconnectedness that has come to define the modern era. Curated by Tom Huhn, chair of the Art History Department. Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street, September 5 – October 7; Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6 – 8pm; Panel Discussion: Thursday, September 21, 7pm.
  • “Kinaesthetics,” an exhibition of video art by SVA students, featuring various approaches to production and presentation of time-based works. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 5 – 20; Reception: Wednesday, September 6, 5 – 7pm.
  • Alumni Society Auction: The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts’ second annual Alumni Society Auction will auction off 100 works by SVA alumni, faculty, mentors and students to raise substantial funds to provide scholarships to SVA students. The society will also honor individuals connected with the College who have made significant contributions to the SVA community and the cultural and artistic life of New York City. Live and silent auction: Tuesday, September 26, 6 – 9pm, Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor; Preview: September 12 – 23; Online bidding: August 14 – September 10 at www.svaalumniauction.cmarket.com. Tickets for SVA students, faculty staff and alumni are $100; contact Kate Ross at 212.868.8450 or [email protected].


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Image: Richmond Burton, New Blue, 2004; from “Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life.”

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In the SVA Galleries

August 11, 2006

  • LAST CHANCE: “Persona: Personal and Public,” an exhibition of photography, painting and video by current students and recent graduates, all addressing contemporary issues of gender and identity; “Social Layers, Formal Times,” sculpture and video installations that address the process of making art, contrasting political and personal approaches with the contemplative and conceptual; “Scale,” an exhibition that examines the pictorial issues involved in large-scale composition; and “Postpartum,” which spotlights the work of recent MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department graduates, focusing on the theme of human interaction. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, through Saturday, August 12.
  • “Fantasy to Formality,” an exhibition of works by current students and recent graduates exploring contemporary approaches to painting and printmaking, ranging from surreal fantasy to formal abstraction. Included are minimalist and biomorphic abstractions, romantic landscapes, urban fantasies and a critique of American corporate commercialism. SVA Gallery, 209 East 23rd Street, through Saturday, August 19.
  • “Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life,” an exhibition of paintings exploring the sense of isolation or disconnectedness that has come to define the modern era. Curated by Tom Huhn, chair of the Art History Department. Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street, September 5 – October 7; Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6 – 8pm; Panel Discussion: Thursday, September 21, 7pm.
  • “Kinaesthetics,” an exhibition of video by SVA students featuring various approaches to production and presentation of time-based works. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 9 – 20; Reception: Wednesday, September 6, 5 – 7pm.


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Image: Hee Soo Kim, Molecular Head, 2006; from “Social Layers, Formal Times.”

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