- “the big picture,” a group exhibition of painting and photography by SVA students investigating current issues of perception and representation. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, October 28 – November 22; Reception: Wednesday, November 1, 5 – 7pm.
- “Blurring the Lines,” a four-part exhibition featuring works by BFA Graphic Design Department students, ranging from 2D to 3D, the tangible to the intangible, traditional to contemporary, classical to edgy, experimental to practical and commercial to fine arts. Scott Ballum curates “The Senior Library: Tangible-Intangible,” Kevin O’Callaghan curates “Disconnected,” Jonathan Belkowitz & E. Genevieve Williams curate “2003 – 2007” and Frank Young curates “Lies and Logos.” Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, November 1 – 18; Reception: Wednesday, November 1, 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, through Saturday, December 2.
- Four MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department Exhibitions: “Being There,” an exhibition featuring drawings on location by department students and alumni, curated by faculty member Carol Fabricatore; “Rabid Rabbit,” an exhibition showcasing original comics and illustrations from the mighty mini-comic anthology Rabid Rabbit. The exhibition includes work by founders and alumni C.M. Butzer, S.Y. Choi, Paul Hoppe and Ben X. Trinh and other MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department alumni, curated by department chair Marshall Arisman; “Evocation of Memory,” an exhibition featuring recent paintings by Riccardo Vecchio, department faculty member and alumnus, curated by department chair Marshall Arisman; and “The Book Show,” an exhibition of books created by 17 MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department students. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, November 27 – December 16; Reception: Tuesday, November 28, 6 – 8pm.
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Image: Peter Duyan, Death Valley Sand, 2006; from “the big picture.”