- LAST CHANCE: Four MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department Exhibitions: “Being There,” an exhibition featuring drawings-on-location by department students and alumni, curated by faculty member Carol Fabricatore; “Rabid Rabbit,” an exhibition showcasing original comics and illustrations from the mighty mini-comic anthology Rabid Rabbit. The exhibition includes work by founders and alumni C.M. Butzer, S.Y. Choi, Paul Hoppe and Ben X. Trinh and other MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department alumni, curated by department chair Marshall Arisman; “Evocation of Memory,” an exhibition featuring recent paintings of virtual cities by Riccardo Vecchio, department faculty member and alumnus, curated by department chair Marshall Arisman; and “The Book Show,” an exhibition of books created by 17 MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department students. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, through Saturday, December 16.
- “The Truth of the Matter,” an exhibition of work by current students and recent graduates, featuring a critique of the American suburban landscape and contemporary approaches to installation and performance art. Artists include Jee Hui Chang, Sunghee Jang, Lara Star Martini and Ricky Sears. Curated by Richard Brooks, assistant director of student galleries. Westside Gallery, 141 West 21st Street, through Saturday, January 6, 2007.
- “Wonder,” a photography exhibition featuring work by current students, exploring different approaches to social and imagined realities; and “Camera Work,” photographs by current students exploring a diverse range of subjects, including mass-media imagery, post-Katrina New Orleans, identity and self-injury; “Disembody,” an exhibition of work by BFA Photography Department students and alumni, curated by Seth Greenwald; and a BFA Photography Department exhibition, featuring work by Simon Chantasirivisal, Amy Klein and Darlene Lin, curated by Tim Maul. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26 Street, 15th floor, January 2 – 13, 2007; Reception: Thursday, January 11, 6 – 8pm.
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Image: Riccardo Vecchio, Untitled 2, 2004; from “Evocation of Memory.”