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Tschabalala Self Artist Talk

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Tschabalala Self Artist Talk

Tschabalala Self is a New Haven based painter. She received her B.A. from Bard College in 2012 and her M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art in 2015. Her work builds a singular style from the syncretic use of both painting and printmaking to explore ideas about the black female body. The artist constructs exaggerated depictions of female bodies using… Read More

Jon Kessler Artist Talk

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Jon Kessler Artist Talk

Jon Kessler received his BFA from SUNY-Purchase. He has sculptures in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and been the subject solo shows at PS 1, Deitch Projects, and The Drawing Center. He has received… Read More

Ali Banisadr Artist Talk

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Ali Banisadr Artist Talk

Born in Tehran in 1976, Ali Banisadr’s formative childhood years were during the Iran-Iraq war. Banisadr earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2005, and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2007, where he was awarded the Postgraduate Fellowship followed by winning an award in painting from New York Foundation for the Arts…. Read More

Damian Loeb Artist Talk

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Damian Loeb Artist Talk

Damian Loeb (born 1970) is an artist currently living and working in New York City since 1989. He was discovered by Jeffery Deitch in 1997 and is currently represented by Acquavella Galleries. Loeb, using primarily painting and photography, creates meticulously specific images that subverts the language of reproduction and memories to codify a dialogue between relativism and our formative experiences…. Read More

A Conversation with the Critics

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A Conversation with the Critics

Andrianna Campbell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she specializes in American art. Her doctoral research focuses on Norman Lewis and Abstract Expressionism in the post-World War II period. Alongside her scholarly research, she is the author of essays and reviews on contemporary art for Artforum, Art in America, Even… Read More

Nato Thompson in Conversation with Sharon Louden

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Nato Thompson in Conversation with Sharon Louden

Nato Thompson joined Creative Time in January 2007. Since then, Thompson has organized such major Creative Time projects as The Creative Time Summit (2009-2015), Kara Walker’s A Subtlety (2014), Living as Form (2011), Trevor Paglen’s The Last Pictures (2012), Paul Ramírez Jonas’s Key to the City (2010), Jeremy Deller’s It is What it is (2009, with New Museum curators Laura… Read More

It’s a MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD Panel

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It’s a MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD Panel

For over sixty years MAD has been introducing some of the most outrageous draftsmen to generations of young people hungry for absurd humor, extraordinary art and a poke in the eye of complacency. This panel brings together Al Jaffee, Sam Viviano, Liz Lomax and Peter Kuper all of whom have continued the MAD tradition of great drawing in the service… Read More

Contemporary Stone Carving in the Shadow of the Masters

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Contemporary Stone Carving in the Shadow of the Masters

Presented by Jonathan Tibett and ABC Stone the panel, consisting of Steve Shaheen, Dionisio Cimarelli, Brice Esso and Jiannan Wu will focus on contemporary stone carving and the effect of working in the shadows of the masters.

2016 Chubb Fellows Exhibition

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2016 Chubb Fellows Exhibition

Each year, the Academy selects three outstanding graduating MFA students as Chubb Postgraduate Fellows. Generously supported by Chubb Personal Risk Services, the year-long fellowship is the highest honor the Academy bestows and covers studio space, teaching experience and a stipend. Kathryn Goshorn, Esteban Ocampo, and Sarah Schlesinger were selected upon their graduation in 2015, and on September 6, the Academy… Read More

Call of the Wild

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Call of the Wild

The New York Academy of Art is pleased to present “Call of the Wild”, a special exhibition at the 2016 Art Southampton art fair, co-curated by Academy Board Member Brooke Shields and Academy President David Kratz. “Call of the Wild” will be on view from July 7 -11 at the Nova’s Ark Project. The Academy will celebrate with special reception… Read More