Art in the First Person Spring 2011

January 11, 2011

This semester’s Art in the First Person (AIFP) series of lectures and events gets underway on Thursday, January 20, 7pm, when the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department presents a talk by critic, curator and historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street. The following week will see two more AIFP events at the College, with the BFA Visual and Critical Studies Department presenting a lecture by artist Jeanne Silverthorne on Tuesday, January 25, 6:30pm, at 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C; and Poetry as Music: A Different Way of Thinking, which is the latest installment of the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department’s Quips and Cranks Series of panel discussions, taking place Thursday, January 27, 7pm, at 136 West 21st Street, room 220.

There will be more AIFP events throughout the semester, including a talk by artist and alumnus Joe Fig (BFA 1991 Fine Arts; MFA 2002 Fine Arts), presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department, Thursday, February 3, 7pm, at 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor Amphitheater; a performance-lecture event with artist Marcelline Delbecq, presented by the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, Tuesday, February 22, 7pm, also in the Amphitheater; and an examination of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica by art historian T.J. Clark on Tuesday, March 1, 7pm, presented in the SVA Theatre by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department.

All AIFP events are free and open to the public. For more information on these and other events taking place at the College, visit

Image: Jeanne Silverthorne, Moth and Bulb, 2009.

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