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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
Panel discussion about the exhibition Piss and Vinegar: Two Generations of Provocateurs moderated by Ken Johnson and featuring artists Natalie Frank, Hilary Harkness, and Peter Saul.
Matthew Deleget is an artist, curator, and arts worker. Matthew has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, including solo and group exhibitions in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. His work was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial by Michelle Grabner at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. His additional museum exhibitions include MoMA/P.S.1 (Long Island City,… Read More
Kimberly Drew (@museummammy) received her B.A. from Smith College in Art History and African-American Studies, with a concentration in Museum Studies. An avid lover of black culture and art, Drew first experienced the art world as an intern in the Director’s Office of The Studio Museum in Harlem. Her time at the Studio Museum inspired her to start the Tumblr blog… Read More