Peace, Love and Understanding

November 11, 2005

The Humanities and Sciences Department is presenting a symposium, The Turbulent Sixties: Lessons for Today, which will take place over two evenings, Tuesdays, November 15 and 29, 7pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. SVA faculty member Camillo “Mac” Bica has assembled the two-part program: On the 15th will be Social and Political Revolution, which will include a panel discussion with faculty members Kirsten Anderson, Ellesworth Ausby and Robert Milgrom; and artists J.P. Forrest (MFA 2000 Fine Arts; BFA 1991 Illustration) and Scott Lipkowitz (BFA 2005 Illustration). The following week, on the 29th, poet and faculty member Louis Phillips will moderate a panel entitled Art and Revolution, featuring panelists and faculty members Billy Altman, Joe Blum, Marilyn Palmeri and Daniel Riscuitto. Admission is free. For more information, visit Bica’s Web site.
The BFA Fine Arts and Art History Departments are also presenting a panel discussion: Public Art/Private Monuments, which will focus on the increasingly fraught relations between public art and private commemoration. Panelists include artists and faculty members Alice Aycock, Julian LaVerdiere, Dennis Oppenheim and Lucio Pozzi. The event takes place in the Amphitheater on Thursday, November 17, 7pm. Admission is free; for more information, call 212.592.2510.

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