The commitment of California Institute of the Arts’ School of Art to artistic innovation and critical reflection has been key to the enviable success in training the practitioners who go on to make important contributions to their respective fields.
Unique programs in Art, Art & Technology, Photography & Media, and Graphic Design offer specific courses of study, and yet none is isolated from the others. True to the Institute’s founding ethos, students are highly encouraged to collaborate with one another across disciplines and to investigate hybrid art forms—not only within the School of Art but also throughout all of CalArts. This accumulation of varying expertise provides an invaluable foundation on which students can build an independent practice and expand upon the boundaries of art-making.
The faculty at the School of Art seeks out highly motivated, independent-minded students with a strong desire to make art and to challenge conventional ideas. With critique and individual mentoring at the heart of an intensive educational experience, you will be guaranteed the flexibility to shape your own creative development, whether in painting or video, photography or performance, typography or sculpture, digital imaging or sound installation, or, increasingly, new options in multimedia technologies. We give you the necessary room to find your own voice.
For information on how to apply, visit calarts.edu/admissions or contact Senior Admissions Counselor to the School of Art, Miranda Hoffs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lebanese art dealer Georges Lotfi, who once helped authorities seize looted antiquities, is now accused of doing his own share of trafficking too.
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The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection
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Art and photographs, publications from the 19th and 20th centuries, manuscripts, posters and more are set to cross the auction block on August 18.
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