Through December 15, students and the public can attend online talks with visiting artists and designers, including Forensic Architecture, Tega Brain, Alison O’Daniel, and Regina José Galindo.
Rutgers University Accused of Unconstitutionally Defunding a Student Newspaper
The Daily Targum, Rutgers’s 150-year-old student newspaper, is struggling for financial survival after it lost most of its funding in a recent student referendum.
Alison Bechdel’s Mission to Make Lesbian Culture Visible Through Comics
A new retrospective charts the graphic novelist’s journey from her dysfunctional family’s funeral home to being appointed Vermont’s Cartoonist Laureate in 2017.
Humans Prefer Computer-Generated Paintings to Those at Art Basel
Computer scientists at Rutgers University developed a system to generate artworks that were deemed more communicative and inspiring than human-made art.
A Soviet-Era Kinetic Sculpture Designed to Improve Factory Life
The “Positron” (1976–77) by Latvian artist Valdis Celms operated a bit like a disco ball, flashing various colors of light as the goliath metal orb rotated.
Amid Racial Tensions at Rutgers, a Lenape Friendship Dance Offers a Moment of Release
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Most amateur historians of New York and the tri-state area are aware of the Lenape as the region’s first inhabitants.
Empathy, Fantasy, and the Power of Protest: A Conversation with Chitra Ganesh
In artist Chitra Ganesh’s latest exhibition, Protest Fantasies at Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco, protest becomes something more than rebellion — it becomes internal.
Can an Algorithm Determine Art History’s Most Creative Paintings?
At the end of the month Ahmed Elgammal and Babak Saleh, an associate professor and PhD candidate, respectively, in the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers University, will present their paper “Quantifying Creativity in Art Networks” at the International Conference on Computational Creativity.
Over 200 Years of Portraiture in One Exhibition
Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture at Rutger University’s Zimmerli Art Museum considers some 200 years (c. 1800 to the present) of the portrait’s history in mediums two-, three- and four-dimensional, with 130 works by approximately 80 artists.