- Artists Talk on Art Presents: Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue Encouraging Great Art in America: Artadia founder and president Christopher Vroom and several Artadia Award recipients will discuss the organization’s mission of encouraging innovative practice and meaningful dialogue across the United States by providing visual artists with unrestricted awards funds and a national network of support. Friday, November 14, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
- Eugenia Bell: Design, Observed: Writing Design and Architecture: New York-based writer and critic Eugenia Bell will speak about the challenges and rewards of writing on design and architecture for the art press. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, November 18, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue. To RSVP, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- James Hyde Lecture: Known for his imaginative use of materials, like beach-chair webbing and illuminated Plexiglas, Brooklyn-based artist James Hyde has experimented with everything from fresco paintings on Styrofoam to furniture making. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and Visual and Critical Studies Departments. Tuesday, November 18, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.
- Graphic Novels from Europe: BFA Illustration and Cartooning faculty member and comic book artist David Mazzucchelli will moderate a discussion with preeminent European graphic novelists Jaromir Svejdik, Jaroslav Rudis, Nicolas de Crecy, Pierre-Francois Beauchard, Isabel Kreitz, Igor Tuveri and Francesc Capdevila Gisbert. The discussion is presented in conjunction with the “New Literature from Europe” series organized by Czech Center New York, The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Goethe-Institut New York, Istituto Italiano di Cultura and Instituto Cervantes. A book signing will follow. Wednesday, November 19, 6:30pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
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