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Sharon Louden in conversation with Scott Rothkopf

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Sharon Louden in conversation with Scott Rothkopf

Scott Rothkopf is the Deputy Director for Programs and Nancy and Steve Crown Family Chief Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. He joined the Whitney’s staff in 2009 as curator and in that role has organized Wade Guyton OS (2012) and Glenn Ligon: AMERICA (2011), which traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Modern… Read More

Pricing Your Work

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Pricing Your Work

On Thursday, February 23, Renée Bovenzi (MFA 2006), Director of Benrubi Gallery, will give a lunch lecture on how to price your work. As part of the lecture, she will use your actual art as examples. We encourage each student to bring up to one piece to be discussed. Renée Bovenzi is the Director of Benrubi Gallery in Chelsea, specializing… Read More

Activism and Culture Production: Deana Haggag, Mark Tribe, William Powhida and Caroline Woolard

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Caroline Woolard (b. 1984) is a New York-based artist born in Rhode Island. Woolard co-creates art and institutions for the solidarity economy. Her multi-year, collaborative projects include OurGoods.org (2008-2016); TradeSchool.coop (2009-2016); and BFAMFAPhD.com (2014-2016). Recent commissions include WOUND, Cooper Union, New York, NY (2016); and Capitoline Wolves, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2016), and MoMA Studio: Exchange Café, New York, NY (2014). Her work… Read More

John Ahearn

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John Ahearn

John Ahearn was born in Binghamton, New York in 1951 and lives and works in New York City. He was a founding member of Collaborative Projects, Inc. and co-organizer of the “Times Square Show,” 1980. John Ahearn’s work alongside that of his long-time collaborator, Rigoberto Torres was the subject of a survey exhibition, “South Bronx Hall of Fame,” organized by… Read More

David Ebershoff on Lili Elbe

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David Ebershoff on Lili Elbe

David Ebershoff is the author of four books, including The Danish Girl and the #1 bestseller The 19th Wife. The Danish Girl is a fictional account of painter Lili Elbe, who worked in Paris in the 1920s and 30s and became the subject of an Oscar-winning film starring Academy Award-winners Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander. Ebershoff’s books have been translated… Read More

Roberto Osti Lecture and Book Signing

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Roberto Osti Lecture and Book Signing

  On December 14, New York Academy of Art faculty member Roberto Osti will give a talk on artistic anatomy and how to portray the human form. Osti will also sign copies of his recently published book Basic Human Anatomy: An Essential Visual Guide for Artists (Monacelli Press), which presents artists with the same system of line, shape and form… Read More

Facebook Livestream: Drawing Demonstration with Contemporary Masters

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Facebook Livestream: Drawing Demonstration with Contemporary Masters

  (Fast forward to 11:20) On November 28, the Academy will stage its first-ever Facebook livestream, featuring three of our renowned drawing faculty. Over three hours, Dan Thompson, Vincent Desiderio and Michael Grimaldi will be giving a figure drawing demonstration with a live model, and discussing perspective, light and shadow, and key techniques for portraiture. We’ll be accepting questions over… Read More

Laura Murphy Doyle: Managing and Protecting Fine Art Collections

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Laura Murphy Doyle: Managing and Protecting Fine Art Collections

The New York Academy of Art presents a lecture by fine art insurance specialist Laura Murphy Doyle. An invaluable presentation for both art collectors and working artists, Doyle will discuss all issues related to the acquisition, handling and storage of art pieces, including packing and transit conditions, ephemeral materials, common mistakes, ideal displays and the Visual Artist’s Rights Act Laura… Read More

Kathy Grayson in Conversation with Sharon Louden

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Kathy Grayson in Conversation with Sharon Louden

Kathy Grayson is the owner and director of the Hole, a contemporary art gallery. Opened in July of 2010 on the Bowery, the Hole presents monthly solo and group exhibitions featuring artists from emerging to established including Kembra Pfahler, Holton Rower, Lola Montes Schnabel and Matthew Stone. Previous to founding the Hole, Grayson was a director at Deitch Projects.

China Residency 2016-2017

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China Residency 2016-2017

During the summer of 2016 Tania Alvarez (MFA 2017), Amina Kerimova (MFA 2017), Isaac Mann (MFA 2017), and Pedro Pérez-Guillon (MFA 2017) participated in a four-week Artist-in-Residence Program on the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing campus. At the end of the residency all four artists participated in the group exhibition at Dayungtang Museum. This exhibition includes some of… Read More