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October 31, 2008
  • Artists Talk on Art Presents: The Art of the 1970s…Now: The aesthetics of the 1970s were based on experimentation, exploration, re-evaluation and a rejection of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art and Minimalism. This panel of artists, whose careers began in the 1970s, look back on their work and discuss the impact of those strategies on the art world today; moderated by Michael Klein, co-founder, Talking Point Films. Friday October 31, 7 – 9pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Elyssa Dimant: In Rogue: Crafting Fashion Criticism: Fashion historian and writer Elyssa Dimant will speak about the nuances of writing a fashion column, specifically the balance between artistic criticism and social commentary. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, November 4, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact eweiner1@sva.edu.
  • Les Grands Magasins and the Petite Magazine: Notes on Arts Journalism: A discussion of the role of the art magazine in the larger context of contemporary art, featuring: Sina Najafi, editor in chief, Cabinet; Betsy Sussler, editor in chief, BOMB Magazine; Walter Robinson, editor in chief, artnet.com; and Dieter von Graffenried, publisher, Parkett. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department. Thursday, November 6, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
  • James Sanders: Begin with the Screen: Using Film to Explore Issues of Architecture and Design: James Sanders is a New York-based architect, designer and writer whose landmark study on architecture and film, Celluloid Skyline: New York and the Movies, became the basis for a major multimedia exhibition at Grand Central Terminal in 2007. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, November 11, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact eweiner1@sva.edu.
  • John von Bergen Lecture: U.S.-born, Berlin-based artist John von Bergen (BFA 1996 Illustration and Cartooning) works primarily in sculpture, installation and works on paper. His work has been presented in venues throughout Europe, including a solo exhibition, “THE ITCH,” at Galerie Lena Bruening in Berlin. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department. Tuesday, November 11, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
  • From Sketching to Experience: The first installment of the Dot Dot Dot lecture series features Tom Bodkin, design director, The New York Times; Jake Barton, founder and principal, Local Projects; Andrew Sloat, graphic designer and videomaker; and Christopher Fahey, forthcoming faculty member for Interaction Design Fundamentals, who will discuss methods of sketching to production from their design processes. Presented by the MFA Interaction Design Department. Thursday, November 13, 6pm, White Rabbit, 145 East Houston Street. To RSVP, click here.
  • Carol Becker: What We Do: Values Implicit in Schools of Art and Design: Focusing on art and design as instruments for social change, Professor Becker will discuss the relationship between the two, from their independent intrinsic values to their shared interest in sustainability, the urgencies of the planet and other pressing contemporary issues. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department. Thursday, November 13, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.

For a complete list of SVA events, visit sva.edu/events.

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October 24, 2008
  • Rob Giampietro: On Design, Distribution and Circulation: Designer, writer and teacher Rob Giampietro examines recent design history and explains how the origins, appearance, distribution and audience of a created object affect its reception. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, October 28, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact eweiner1@sva.edu.
  • Honors Program Annual Lecture: Street Art: A panel will discuss the history and potential of street art, including its role as inspiration for artists. The panelists include: Marc and Sara Schiller, Wooster Collective; Thomas Beale, Honey Space; Frank Anselmo, art director, BBDO New York and SVA faculty member; and ELBOW-TOE, street artist. Artist and faculty member Amy Wilson will moderate. Presented by the Honors Program. Tuesday, October 28, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor Amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
  • Artists Talk on Art Presents: The Art of the 1970s…Now: The aesthetics of the 1970s were based on experimentation, exploration, re-evaluation and a rejection of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art and Minimalism. This panel of artists, whose careers began in the 1970s, look back on their work and discuss the impact of those strategies on the art world today; moderated by Michael Klein, co-founder, Talking Point Films. Friday October 31, 7 – 9pm, 209 East 23 Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Elyssa Dimant: In Rogue: Crafting Fashion Criticism: Fashion historian and writer Elyssa Dimant will speak about the nuances of writing a fashion column, specifically the balance between artistic criticism and social commentary. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, November 4, 6pm, 136 West 21 Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact eweiner1@sva.edu.
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October 17, 2008
  • Art Therapy Lecture: Social Skills Groups for Children in the Autistic Spectrum: Rebecca DiSunno, RNCS, ATR-BC, PhD, and Bettina Volz, PhD, will discuss their experiences forming and leading a group conceived to instill social skills in children with issues in social relatedness, many of them autistic. Case study material, creative examples and video clips will illustrate how children can learn social skills to better interact with family and friends. Presented by the MPS Art Therapy Department. Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 – 8pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public. All attendees must RSVP and bring photo ID. For more information or to RSVP, please contact arttherapy@sva.edu or 212.592.2610.
  • Rob Giampietro: On Design, Distribution and Circulation: Designer, writer and teacher Rob Giampietro examines recent design history and explains how the origins, appearance, distribution and audience of a created object affect its reception. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, October 28, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact eweiner1@sva.edu.
  • Honors Program Annual Lecture: Street Art: A panel will discuss the history and potential of street art, including its role as inspiration for artists. The panelists include: Marc and Sara Schiller, Wooster Collective; Thomas Beale, Honey Space; Frank Anselmo, art director, BBDO New York and SVA faculty member; and ELBOW-TOE, street artist. Artist and faculty member Amy Wilson will moderate. Presented by the Honors Program. Tuesday, October 28, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor Amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
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October 10, 2008
  • Artists Talk on Art Presents: Middle Eastern Voices of Change: Artists as Activists: Four artists with origins in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Lebanon and Syria will discuss how they are addressing negative perceptions of the Middle East and greater Islamic world: Kinda Hibrawi, Helen Zughaib, Negar Ahkami and Samira Abbassy; independent curator Ayse Turgut will moderate. Friday, October 10, 7 – 9pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Lecture: Gail Anderson: The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts welcomes Gail Anderson (BFA 1984 Graphic Design), creative director of design at SpotCo, a New York-based design studio and ad agency specializing in entertainment graphics and theatrical advertising. She is the recipient of the 2008 lifetime achievement award from AIGA, design’s highest honor, and earlier this year was commissioned by SVA to create the latest poster in the College’s long-running subway campaign. Tuesday, October 14, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
  • April Greiman Lecture: This year’s Masters Series Award recipient will speak about her groundbreaking work over the last quarter century, spanning the worlds of art, design and architecture. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “The Masters Series: April Greiman.” Tuesday, October 21, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
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October 3, 2008
  • Artists Talk on Art Presents: In Dialog: Ronnie Landfield and Robert C. Morgan: New York abstract painter Ronnie Landfield and art critic Robert C. Morgan will discuss changes in the New York art world; organized by Ann Lydecker, “Visual Art Impresario.” Friday, October 3, 7 – 9pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
  • Bill Berkson: Some Divine Conversation: Poetry, Art and the Death of the Addressee: Poet, critic, teacher and curator Bill Berkson will discuss the depiction of sanity in poems, visual art and other forms of social conduct. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department. Thursday, October 9, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Lecture: Gail Anderson: The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts welcomes Gail Anderson (BFA 1984 Graphic Design), creative director of design at SpotCo, a New York-based design studio and ad agency specializing in entertainment graphics and theatrical advertising. She is the recipient of the 2008 lifetime achievement award from AIGA, design’s highest honor, and earlier this year was commissioned by SVA to create the latest poster in the College’s long-running subway campaign. Tuesday, October 14, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
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