- Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, October 26, Navigating Newer Art—Lessons from Connoisseurs, featuring Missy Sullivan, senior editor of Smart Money magazine, who will give an insider analysis of the current art market and profile three visionary collections that have been built on a limited budget; and Friday, November 2, A Fresh Look at Art Colonies, a panel about art colonies in Virginia, Florida, New York, Costa Rica, Ireland and other locales and how to apply for admission from a panel of insiders: Suny Monk, executive director, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; Lynn Mayocole, president, ATOA; and Susan Tillman, executive director, Radgale. Moderated by painter and activist Donna Marxer. ATOA events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
- Roxy Paine Lecture: A lecture by Roxy Paine, who came to prominence in the late 1990s with automated machines that produced biomorphic paintings and sculptures. The New York-based conceptual artist earned a new group of admirers with a recent installation of stainless steel tree sculptures at Madison Square Park. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and Art History Departments. Tuesday, November 6, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.
- Camera Club of New York presents: Christian Witkin: A lecture by New York City-based photographer Christian Witkin, who has shot for such publications as Vogue, W, The New York Times Magazine, The London Sunday Magazine and Fair. Tuesday, November 6, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students and Camera Club members; other students (with ID) $5; regular admission $10.
- Dominic McGill Lecture: The English-born Dominic McGill channels his experience in the British special-effects industry to create drawings and sculptures dealing with such hot-button issues as religion, race relations and nuclear armament. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department. Thursday, November 8, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street
Free and open to the public.
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