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October 26, 2007
  • Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, October 26, Navigating Newer Art—Lessons from Connoisseurs, featuring Missy Sullivan, senior editor of Smart Money magazine, who will give an insider analysis of the current art market and profile three visionary collections that have been built on a limited budget; and Friday, November 2, A Fresh Look at Art Colonies, a panel about art colonies in Virginia, Florida, New York, Costa Rica, Ireland and other locales and how to apply for admission from a panel of insiders: Suny Monk, executive director, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; Lynn Mayocole, president, ATOA; and Susan Tillman, executive director, Radgale. Moderated by painter and activist Donna Marxer. ATOA events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Roxy Paine Lecture: A lecture by Roxy Paine, who came to prominence in the late 1990s with automated machines that produced biomorphic paintings and sculptures. The New York-based conceptual artist earned a new group of admirers with a recent installation of stainless steel tree sculptures at Madison Square Park. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and Art History Departments. Tuesday, November 6, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.
  • Camera Club of New York presents: Christian Witkin: A lecture by New York City-based photographer Christian Witkin, who has shot for such publications as Vogue, W, The New York Times Magazine, The London Sunday Magazine and Fair. Tuesday, November 6, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students and Camera Club members; other students (with ID) $5; regular admission $10.
  • Dominic McGill Lecture: The English-born Dominic McGill channels his experience in the British special-effects industry to create drawings and sculptures dealing with such hot-button issues as religion, race relations and nuclear armament. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department. Thursday, November 8, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street
    Free and open to the public.

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October 19, 2007
  • Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, October 26, Navigating Newer Art—Lessons from Connoisseurs, featuring Missy Sullivan, senior editor of Smart Money magazine, who will give an insider analysis of the current art market and profile three visionary collections that have been built on a limited budget; and Friday, November 2, A Fresh Look at Art Colonies, a panel about art colonies in Virginia, Florida, New York, Costa Rica, Ireland and other locales and how to apply for admission from a panel of insiders: Suny Monk, executive director, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; Lynn Mayocole, president, ATOA; and Susan Tillman, executive director, Radgale. Moderated by painter and activist Donna Marxer. ATOA events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Universal Studios: Tracking the Art School in a Globalized World: An international discussion of art education in the era of globalization, with Suzanne Anker, chair, BFA Fine Arts Department, SVA; Michael Archer, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, UK; Shelley Rice, Department of Fine Arts, New York University; Miriam van Rijsingen, Department of Art History, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Raphael Rubinstein, senior editor, Art in America. Tuesday, October 30, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • The Art of War: Iraq veterans who have written about their wartime experiences will take part in a public symposium presented by the Humanities and Sciences Department. They will be joined by veterans of the Vietnam War and World War II in reading from Post-Traumatic Press, a recently-published chapbook of poems. The keynote speaker will be artist and alumnus Steve Mumford (MFA 1994 Fine Arts). Thursday, November 1, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • Photographic Book Publishing Panel Discussion: a panel discussion, presented by the BFA Photography Department, with prominent members of the publishing community including: Jason Fulford, photographer and publisher; Alex Galan, vice president, Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.; Marc Joseph, photographer; and Daniel Power, publisher, Powerhouse Books. Moderated by Darius Himes, editor, Photo-Eye magazine and managing editor, Radius Books. Saturday, November 3, 2 – 5pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23 Street, 3rd floor. $15/Free for SVA faculty and students with valid ID.
  • Roxy Paine Lecture: A lecture by Roxy Paine, who came to prominence in the late 1990s with automated machines that produced biomorphic paintings and sculptures. The New York-based conceptual artist earned a new group of admirers with a recent installation of stainless steel tree sculptures at Madison Square Park. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and Art History Departments. Tuesday, November 6, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.

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October 12, 2007
  • Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, October 12, Conversations with Muslim Women Artists, a panel discussion of Muslim women, including independent curator Ayse Turgut and artist Asma Shikoh, who will discuss the complex and diverse issues surrounding what it means to be Muslim, an American and an artist in the United States today; and Friday, October 26, Navigating Newer Art—Lessons from Connoisseurs, featuring Missy Sullivan, senior editor of Smart Money magazine, who will give an insider analysis of the current art market and profile three visionary collections that have been built on a limited budget. ATOA events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Eric Weeks Lecture: BFA Photography Department faculty member and alumnus Eric Weeks (BFA 1987 Photography) will be giving a talk about his career and will be showing selections from his body of work. In addition, Weeks will sign copies of his new book, World Was in the Face of the Beloved, which collects more than two dozen pieces from his recent exhibition of the same name at the Pablo’s Birthday gallery. Tuesday, October 16, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • Humanities Conference: Art Education, Religion and the Spiritual: The Humanities and Sciences Department presents the 21st Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists. This year’s three-day conference will feature keynote speaker James Elkins, PhD, writer, author and E.C. Chadbourne professor and chair of the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago. October 17 – 19, The Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street. To register or receive more information, call 212.592.2625.
  • Universal Studios: Tracking the Art School in a Globalized World: An international discussion of art education in the era of globalization, with Suzanne Anker, chair, BFA Fine Arts Department, SVA; Michael Archer, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, UK; Shelley Rice, Department of Fine Arts, New York University; Miriam van Rijsingen, Department of Art History, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Raphael Rubinstein, senior editor, Art in America. Tuesday, October 30, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.

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October 5, 2007
  • Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, October 5, The Power of Art Criticism – New York’s Top Art Critics Speak, a panel discussion featuring Phyllis Braff from The New York Times, Gary Shapiro from The New York Sun and Robert Berlind and Gerard Haggerty from Art in America, will look at art criticism today; and Friday, October 12, Conversations with Muslim Women Artists, a panel discussion of Muslim women, including independent curator Ayse Turgut and artist Asma Shikoh, who will discuss the complex and diverse issues surrounding what it means to be Muslim, an American and an artist in the United States today. ATOA events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Art in the First Person Lecture: Carter Ratcliff: The Point of Art, a lecture presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department. Award-winning author and Art in America contributing editor Carter Ratcliff considers art as a means for preserving and improving civil society. Ratcliff will discuss how art today can sustain our various ideas of ourselves as individuals and as participants in history. Tuesday, October 9, 7pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • MPS Art Therapy Lecture: D.W. Winnicott: Judith Kuspit, PhD, will lecture on D.W. Winnicott’s art therapy techniques, theories and creativity. Kuspit—a former SVA faculty member—has a doctorate in literature and in psychology and two post-doctoral certifications in psychoanalysis. She is currently on the faculties of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Center, and maintains her own private practice. Tuesday, October 16, 6:30 – 8pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free admission; attendees must RSVP to 212.592.2610 or [email protected].
  • Eric Weeks Lecture: BFA Photography Department faculty member and alumnus Eric Weeks (BFA 1987 Photography) will be giving a talk about his career and will be showing selections from his body of work. In addition, Weeks will sign copies of his new book, World Was in the Face of the Beloved, which collects more than two dozen pieces from his recent exhibition of the same name at the Pablo’s Birthday gallery. Tuesday, October 16, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • Book Signing and Discussion with Marilyn Minter: SVA has partnered with Barnes & Noble to host MFA Fine Arts Department faculty member Marilyn Minter in a discussion of her new self-titled book, which considers her 40-year career as a painter and photographer. Wednesday, October 17, 7pm, Chelsea Barnes & Noble, 675 Sixth Avenue. Free and open to the public.
  • Humanities Conference: Art Education, Religion and the Spiritual: The Humanities and Sciences Department presents the 21st Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists. This year’s three-day conference will feature keynote speaker James Elkins, PhD, writer, author and E.C. Chadbourne professor and chair of the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago. October 17 – 19, The Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street. To register or receive more information, call 212.592.2625.

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