Featuring 13 artists, this MFA exhibition is a more intimate affair than the others I’ve seen, and much of the work unapologetically indulges in pop culture commentary, dating apps, and the guy in the White House.
The exhibition will be on view from June 7 to 17 at Smack Mellon, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 10, 6–9pm.
In the Brooklyn College Art Department, where he taught for years, the late artist’s assignments and approaches are legendary.
The Department of Art at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2016 MFA thesis exhibition, Thru-Line
Ruth Gruber was the youngest PhD graduate in the world, earning her degree at the age of 20 with a doctoral thesis on Virginia Woolf (the first academic work on the author), when she trudged out into the Arctic and became the first journalist to interview prisoners at a Soviet Gulag in 1935.
Very naturally, after spending two academic years working side by side, critiquing and inspiring each other, a subliminal dialogue takes place between artists working in the same program.
Opening at Show Room gallery in the Lower East Side this Friday, April 12, from 6 to 9 pm is Brooklyn College’s MFA thesis exhibition, 12 (twelve) noun /ˈtwɛlv/ is the natural number following 11 and preceding 13, curated by Rachel Gugelberger. The exhibition features the work of 12 emerging artists drawn from the college’s program.