It wouldn’t be Spring in New York City without the release of a new SVA subway poster. For this season’s edition, MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department faculty member Viktor Koen created 26 illustrations that offer a typographic look at the alphabet.
For his first New York solo exhibition, “Father’s Fathers,” Guðmundur Thoroddsen (MFA 2011 Fine Arts) presents wood sculpture and works on paper. Initially trained as a painter, Thoroddsen began working in wood as a way to explore masculinity and unquestioned reliance on patriarchs and all-powerful gods. Thoroddsen’s coarsely rendered bearded heads and contemplative ink drawings […]
SVA’s latest subway poster was created by New York designer George Tscherny, who taught the first course in graphic design at the College in the mid 1950s. Tscherny is responsible for SVA’s current logo, which he unveiled in 1996. The logo was made from brush strokes, as Tscherny “wanted to avoid the ‘hard-edge’ sameness of […]