In The Press: “The Wilde Years”

October 21, 2009

wildegenrichThe exhibition “The Wilde Years: Four Decades of Shaping Visual Culture,” now up at the Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, celebrates BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department Chair Richard Wilde’s fortieth anniversary at the College. The exhibition has already received some media coverage:

  • NY1 covered the exhibition in a segment featuring interviews in the exhibition space with Wilde, exhibition designer Kevin O’Callaghan and participating artist and curatorial committee member Lisa Rettig-Falcone (BFA 1983 Media Arts) . Click here to view the segment.
  • Print magazine featured an interview between Wilde and MFA Design Department Co-chair Steven Heller on its Web site. Wilde talks about his teaching philosophy and assignments from his well-regarded Visual Literacy class.
  • Flavorwire interviewed “The Wilde Years” participating artist and alumnus Rodrigo Corral (1995 Graphic Design) about some of his iconic works in the show, including book covers for Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, James Frey’s A Million Little Pieces and Chuck Palahniuk’s Snuff.

Click here to read previous Briefs coverage of “The Wilde Years.”

Image: Photo, by Jeff Eason, from the opening reception for “The Wilde Years” with designer and television host Genevieve Gorder (BFA 1998 Graphic Design) and Richard Wilde.

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