NYU Steinhardt’s programs in Art Education offer a unique opportunity to consider the arts and education through the lenses of contemporary artistic practice, social activism, and critical pedagogy. Located in downtown New York City, the program takes advantage of the incredible cultural resources of the East Village, Chelsea, and greater metropolitan area. Information Session on Wednesday, October 30 from 6-8pm.
A “brilliant exploration of violence and corruption in contemporary China” (Jon Frosch, The Atlantic), A Touch of Sin was inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world’s fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination.
A Touch of Sin opens Friday, Oct 4, at IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in NYC.
Join Public Art Fund and The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School for a rare public lecture by Mark Manders on October 2, where he will discuss his distinctive multi-disciplinary practice encompassing installation, sculpture, drawing and projected imagery.
A’ Design Award & Competition is the world’s largest design accolades, with entries from more than 140 nations.
Klein Artist Works is a 12-week online course that empowers artists by demystifying the art world via a series of live webinars with 25 art world experts (gallery owners, art critics, museum directors, curators, art consultants, successful artists, and others).
The course consists of 2 one-hour-long, live webinars every Monday evening and provides both group sessions and one-on-one counseling to introduce artists to powerful information from an array of the world’s top art professionals. Everyone gets personal attention and individualized assistance with strategy and artist statements, and a real or virtual studio visit.
If you haven’t been to Mana Contemporary, Sunday, September 29th is your chance to visit the 1.8 million sq. ft. contemporary art center. Mana is a pioneer model in the art world based on an integrated philosophy that provides everything from studios to exhibition spaces to services for artist and art enthusiasts.
Designers from 140+ nations have participated in the A’ Design Awards and Competition; the International Juried Design Awards for fame, prestige, and publicity in 2013.
The film world may be at the Toronto International Film Festival, but the films that create buzz, inspire viewers, and tells the stories we all want to hear are only a click away — and they’re completely free. SnagFilms offers a broad menu of cinematic viewing from the comfort of your computer.
Browsing the selection, we created our own collection on SnagFilms highlighting some 15 films that caught our eye, and we titled it “Art That Kicks Ass,” because, well, it does.
Aesthetics have long subsisted on transmuting the sacred into the iconic, but a new show at Garis & Hahn reinvigorates this relation with a mixed media exhibition that rides the slippage between the two.
As any techno fan, myself included, can tell you, Juan Atkins is considered one of the elders of techno, which was born in the rapidly changing world of Metro Detroit. Even as the city, once one of the fastest growing cities in the world, was being hollowed out by white flight, the edges of the city were giving birth to a new musical vitality informed by funk, Kraftwerk, Chicago House, new technologies, and other currents of the period.
In this new video from the Avant/Garde Diaries, Atkins takes you through the urbanscape of a “postindustrial city” that he calls “cold and bleak”, but one that has never stopped acting as a muse for creatives like himself.
The School of Visual Arts Continuing Education information sessions provide you with the chance to spend an evening with some of New York City’s top creative talent – their faculty. Learn about SVA’s courses, get the inside scoop on career opportunities, and discover the latest on the industries’ trends and innovations.
These special evenings are offered to the general public, free of charge. Seating is given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sessions begin promptly at 6:30 pm.
For more details on each information session visit: