In the SVA Galleries

September 29, 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, through Saturday, October 7.
  • “Portraits Reconsidered,” an exhibition exploring contemporary approaches to portraiture, ranging from traditional oil painting to documentary photography. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 30 – October 21; Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 5 – 7pm.
  • “Tomorrow’s Artist Today,” a series of four exhibitions showcasing works by BFA Fine Arts Department students, curated by Jeanne Siegel, Tim Rollins, Gary Simmons and Gary Sherman. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, October 6 – 21; Reception: Tuesday, October 10, 6 – 8pm.
  • “The Masters Series: Jules Feiffer,” a retrospective exhibition honoring Jules Feiffer, one of America’s most prolific and influential political cartoonists and social satirists. The exhibition brings together early works on paper, cartoon strips, watercolors, posters from his film and stage productions, and book illustrations, including drawings from his new book, The Long Chalkboard and Other Stories. Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street, October 24 – December 2; Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 6 – 8pm; Dinner: Tuesday, October 24, 7pm at The University Club (for tickets call 212.260.7607 or e-mail legnasko@visualartsfoundation.org); Lecture and Book Signing: Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor.


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Image: Avital Aronowitz, Brett-Tallit and Chai, 2006; from “Portraits Reconsidered.”

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In the SVA Galleries

September 22, 2006

  • LAST CHANCE: 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. There is a preview of the works included in the auction on display through Saturday, September 23. Live and silent auction: Tuesday, September 26, 6 – 9pm, Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor; a catalogue of works is also available online at www.svaalumniauction.cmarket.com. Tickets for SVA students, faculty, staff and alumni are $100; contact Kate Ross at 212.868.8450 x206 or kate@livetreichard.com.
  • “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, through Saturday, October 7.
  • “Portraits Reconsidered,” an exhibition exploring contemporary approaches to portraiture, ranging from traditional oil painting to documentary photography. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 30 – October 21; Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 5 – 7pm.
  • “Tomorrow’s Artist Today,” a series of four exhibitions showcasing works by BFA Fine Arts Department students, curated by Jeanne Siegel, Tim Rollins, Gary Simmons and Gary Sherman. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, October 6 – 21; Reception: Tuesday, October 10, 6 – 8pm.
  • “The Masters Series: Jules Feiffer,” a retrospective exhibition honoring Jules Feiffer, one of America’s most prolific and influential political cartoonists and social satirists. The exhibition brings together early works on paper, cartoon strips, book illustrations, watercolors of dancers as well as posters from his film and stage productions. Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street, October 24 – December 2; Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 6 – 8pm; Dinner: Tuesday, October 24, 7pm at The University Club (for tickets call 212.260.7607 or e-mail legnasko@visualartsfoundation.org); Lecture and Book Signing: Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor.


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Image: William Wegman, Tall Hat, 2005. Courtesy of the artist and Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York; from the Alumni Society Auction.

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In the SVA Galleries

September 15, 2006

  • LAST CHANCE: “Kinaesthetics,” an exhibition of video art by current students, featuring various approaches to the production and presentation of time-based works. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, through Wednesday, September 20.
  • “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, through Saturday, October 7; Panel Discussion: Thursday, September 21, 7pm.
  • “Portraits Reconsidered,” an exhibition exploring contemporary approaches to portraiture, ranging from traditional oil painting to street photography. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 30 – October 21; Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 5 – 7pm.
  • “Tomorrow’s Artist Today,” a series of four exhibitions showcasing works by BFA Fine Arts Department students, curated by Jeanne Siegel, Tim Rollins, Gary Simmons and Gary Sherman. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26 Street, 15th floor, October 6 – 21; Reception: Tuesday, October 10, 6 – 8pm.
  • “The Masters Series: Jules Feiffer,” a retrospective exhibition honoring Jules Feiffer, one of America’s most prolific and influential political cartoonists and social satirists. The exhibition brings together early works on paper, cartoon strips, book illustrations, watercolors of dancers as well as posters from his film and stage productions. Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street, October 24 – December 2; Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 6 – 8pm; Dinner: Tuesday, October 24, 7pm at The University Club (for tickets call 212.260.7607 or e-mail legnasko@visualartsfoundation.org); Lecture and Book Signing: Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor.


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Image: Jason Geller, Greenpoint Series 3, 2005; from “Portraits Reconsidered.”

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In the SVA Galleries

September 8, 2006

  • “Kinaesthetics,” an exhibition of video art by current students, featuring various approaches to production and presentation of time-based works. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, through Wednesday, September 20.
  • 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 through Sunday, 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 kate@livetreichard.com.
  • “Portraits Reconsidered,” an exhibition exploring contemporary approaches to portraiture, ranging from traditional oil painting to street photography. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, September 30 – October 21; Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 5 – 7pm.


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Image: Si Jae Byun, Untitled, 2006; from “Kinaesthetics.”

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