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Charles Traub’s ‘Dolce Via’ Recaptures Italy in the 1980s

Charles Traub’s ‘Dolce Via’ Recaptures Italy in the 1980s

April 18, 2014

Dolce Via: Italy in the 1980s is the latest book from photographer and MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Chair Charles Traub. A frequent visitor to Italy throughout the 1980s, Traub brings an outsider’s eye to cities like Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples—from Roman monuments to teenagers prancing around town in bikinis. The resulting photographs […]

SVA’s Gary Simmons Wins Joyce Alexander Wein Prize

SVA’s Gary Simmons Wins Joyce Alexander Wein Prize

November 4, 2013

BFA Fine Arts Department and MFA Art Practice Department faculty member Gary Simmons (BFA 1988 Fine Arts) has won the eighth annual Joyce Alexander Wein Prize, given by the Studio Museum in Harlem. Simmons’ achievement was celebrated at the museum’s 2013 gala, which was held on October 28 at Cipriani Wall Street. He is the […]

The Love Motel for Insects

The Love Motel for Insects

September 19, 2013

Unlike most New Yorkers, Brandon Ballengée wants to spend more time with bugs. At night. In fact, he wants everyone to.  This fall the artist and research biologist, who teaches in the BFA Fine Arts and Humanities and Sciences departments at SVA, is getting his way with an outdoor installation, Love Motel for Insects, in New York’s Central […]


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