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Visual and critical studies courses at SVA are designed to engage and challenge students in areas beyond a single medium of expression and creation. The dynamic course offerings reflect our rapidly expanding visual culture and the increasing urgency to educate students about all aspects of visual experience. This semester, course offerings include The Fourth Dimension: Video, Space and the Broken Screen, Secrets of the Studio: Artists' Visits, Aesthetic Theory, The Art of Perfume: A Fragrance Development Workshop, Contemporary Painting Lab: Artists and Techniques of the 21st Century, Capturing Images with the Camera Obscura and Artist as Curator.

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  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Preferred Stock

    Preferred Stock

    Allergan+Actavis.  AT&T+DirecTV.  Comcast+Time Warner.  Facebook+WhatsApp.  Halliburton+Baker Hughes.  Tyson+Hillshire.  2014 has been a year of mega mergers, some still in the works. ...

  • Monday, December 1, 2014

    Last Address

    Today is World AIDS Day, formerly known as Day Without Art.  In honor of this occasion, here is Last Address (2010), Ira Sachs‘ poignant and moving short film tribute to NYC artists who who died...

  • Sunday, November 23, 2014

    Reign Room

    Reign Room

    Thomas Houseago’s Moun Room is up now at Hauser & Wirth.  Low-grade in materials, the work is crafted in plaster, yet it is a navigable structure that organizes space.  Thus, Moun Room teeters...

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