Art History

What’s In Store: Stories About Dick & Jane, Bike People and Storytelling

What’s In Store: Stories About Dick & Jane, Bike People and Storytelling

March 28, 2011

In and Out with Dick and Jane: A Loving Parody (Abrams Image, 2011) by Ross MacDonald and James Victore: For this short book of social satire, BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department faculty member James Victore teams up with illustrator Ross MacDonald to put the old-school children’s primer characters Dick and Jane through the paces […]

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt

March 10, 2011

Distinguished alumnus Sol LeWitt (1953 Illustration) died in 2007, but that isn’t stopping a group of SVA students from carrying on conversations with the conceptual artist. As part of an assignment by Art History Department faculty member Raphy Sarkissian, students were asked to, “Create a linear, abstract drawing in response to a specific work of […]

Beyond Kandinsky

Beyond Kandinsky

February 28, 2011

In commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the publication of Wassily Kandinsky’s seminal text On the Spiritual in Art, the BFA Fine Arts Department has invited renowned artists and scholars to participate in Beyond Kandinsky: Revisiting the Spiritual in Art, a 10-day online symposium beginning Wednesday, March 30. The symposium will examine the book’s influence […]


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