In The Press: “Mentors” in Daily Candy

March 31, 2010

  • “Mentors,” an exhibition of work by students in the BFA Photography Department inspired by their mentorships with leading figures in the New York arts community, has been featured in Daily Candy, ArtDaily, the Sundance Channel and Artnet. The Sundance Channel called “Mentors,” “the kind of program you probably wish was an option when you were in school.” The exhibition will be on view at the Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, through Saturday, April 3.
  • The New York Times interviewed Katrin Eismann, chair of the MPS Digital Photography Department, in an article about how the field of photojournalism is changing. Eismann discusses the difference between professional and amateur photography.
  • MFA Design Criticism Department Chair Alice Twemlow was interviewed on BBC Radio Wales this past Sunday. Twemlow spoke about the recent acquisition of the @ symbol by The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Twemlow explains the move in terms of current design thinking, which she says is moving from considering objects to considering systems and symbols. Click here to listen to Twemlow speak, beginning at 29:52.
  • In an interactive piece for The New York Times, alumnus Drew Hodges (BFA 1984 Graphic Design) speaks about various posters his advertising agency SpotCo designed for the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles. Hodges explains why certain posters were rejected and how they decided on the final version. Click here to read the accompanying article.

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