The New York Academy of Art is pleased to present “Inside Out”, a special exhibition at the 2017 Art New York art fair, on view from May 3 – 7 at Pier 94 in New York, during Frieze Week. This is the third year that the Academy will be exhibiting at Art New York, part of Art Miami Fairs. “Inside… Read More
Since the Renaissance, painters illuminated their masterpieces with the most beautiful jewelry and gemstones of their time. The art of the jewelers is thus revealed by paintings, which are sometimes the last witnesses of long lost jewels. Art historians Inezita Gay-Eckel and Gislain Aucremanne, professors at L’ÉCOLE: The School of Jewelry Arts, will discuss painterly technique, choice of embellishment and… Read More
Critiques of student work by a renowned visiting artist are a time-honored tradition at the Academy. On Thursday, April 20, we invite you to peek behind the scenes into this normally private happening. Painter John Alexander and David Kratz, President of the Academy, will conduct critiques in front of an audience. Join us for this unique evening.
Tour Artist Studios. Meet Faculty and Students. Discover the Academy.
The Westminster Kennel Club Artwork Competition is a skills contest in which entrants submit artwork for use and inclusion in the promotional materials for the Westminster Kennel Club 141st Annual Dog Show. Coordinated by the New York Academy of Art and the Westminster Kennel Club the competition is open to Academy MFA students and alumni, and current continuing education students…. Read More
Eye to Eye was developed by collector Laura Skoler and Dean Peter Drake. Skoler, a longtime patron of emerging artists, is a founding member of the New Museum and the Daniel and Florence Guerlain Foundation in Paris. For Eye to Eye, Skoler selected works by a diverse group of second-year MFA students at the Academy, and invited each student to… Read More
Curated by Peter Drake, Dean of the Academy, and gallerist George Adams, Piss and Vinegar unites two generations of provocateurs: five men who came of age in the 1960s and five contemporary female artists. Robert Arneson, Robert Colescott, R. Crumb, Peter Saul, and Robert Williams, whose satirical, sarcastic prints and paintings demonstrate influences from psychedelia to MAD Magazine, will… Read More
The New York Academy of Art has a talented staff. Balancing a day job and a studio practice is not easy and yet the Academy’s staff (from the art handlers to the President) do just this. What a positive life lesson for emerging artists and students to learn. Right Left Brain lets the public see the creative talent of the… Read More
What makes a picture funny? Can satire happen without words? Ken Johnson, former art critic for The New York Times, and Robert Mankoff, cartoons editor of The New Yorker, hold an freewheeling discussion on visual art and humor. Ken Johnson grew up in Maine and graduated from Brown University in 1976 with a B.A. in art. He earned a masters… Read More