In the Media

Monday, April 15, 2024

Michael Singer, Sculptor Who Used Nature as His Medium, Dies at 78

The New York Times: Michael Singer (B.F.A. '67) was a sculptor whose work eventually blurred the lines separating art, landscaping, architecture, and urban planning on an increasingly large scale.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Kay WalkingStick's Layered Landscapes Get Under the Genre's Surfaces

Art in America: WalkingStick discusses her approach to painting — and probing — landscapes, all the while looking past the land's surface to unearth its wounds.

Monday, April 1, 2024

Emilio Rojas on Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands: The New Mestiza

LENSCRATCH: In this interview, Art Visiting Critic Emilio Rojas discusses his enduring relationship with Anzaldúa's revolutionary ideas, her lasting legacy, and the profound influence she had in the performer's practice and pedagogy.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Hannah Levy (B.F.A. '13) — Adaptive Structures

Art21: In this "New York Close Up" digital short produced by Art21, Levy describes the ad hoc processes she's developed in her Bronx studio to make her unique sculptural forms, calling herself a "professional amateur."

Friday, January 5, 2024

In Their "Epic" Lofted Studio, Artist Baseera Khan Paints, Collages, Draws, and Dreams

Artnet: Khan (M.F.A. '12) shares insights into their studio practice, favorite tools, and current explorations.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Reframing the American Landscape

The New York Times: A profile of Art Professor Emerita Kay WalkingStick, whose exhibition of work in dialogue with paintings from the Hudson River School is currently on view at the New-York Historical Society.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Where the Artists Are Present — and In Charge

The New York Times Style Magazine: This feature story on the impact of artist-run galleries includes the work of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, cofounded by Art Assistant Professor Leeza Meksin.

Monday, September 11, 2023

Art on the Mall: American Diversity on Display

CBS Sunday Morning: Highlights from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together, the first-ever curated exhibition on the National Mall, which presents works from a diverse range of artists including Art Chair and Professor Paul Ramírez Jonas (at 3:50).

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

The Seduction of Systems: A Conversation with Jill Magid

The Brooklyn Rail: Jill Magid (B.F.A. '95) shares insights into her art, process, and what she hopes people take away from her work.

Friday, August 18, 2023

On Our National Mall, New Monuments Tell New Stories

The New York Times: A review of Pulling Together, an exhibition on the National Mall that features "prototype monuments" by six artists, including Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas's Let Freedom Ring.

Monday, August 14, 2023

Move Over, Monuments: The Mall Gets First Curated Multi-Artist Exhibit

The Washington Post: Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas's contribution Let Freedom Ring is an automated carillon that plays 41 notes of "My Country 'Tis of Thee" but leaves the 42nd note to a 600-pound bell that can be struck by visitors.

Monday, July 31, 2023

Haudenosaunee Mark 100th Anniversary of Deskaheh's Attempt to Speak to League of Nations

CBC News: This CBC News report includes mention of Deskaheh in Geneva 1923–2023: Defending Haudenosaunee Sovereignty, a photo exhibition curated by Art Associate Professor Jolene Rickard featuring 30 large panels displayed along Lake Geneva.

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Monuments to Overlooked Histories Are Coming to Washington, DC's National Mall

The Art Newspaper: The Art Newspaper previews the planned public art show, which will present alternative monuments by artists including Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

The Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces its 2023 Participants

The Architect's Newspaper: The Architect's Newspaper reports that this year's edition, CAB 5: This is a Rehearsal curated by Floating Museum, will include work by Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas, Dream The Combine (founded by Architecture faculty Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers), and Amanda Williams (B.Arch. '97).

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Counterpublic in St. Louis Pushes the Public-Art Envelope

The New York Times: The New York Times reviews the exhibition, with a special call out for the sonic parade created by Art Professor Keith Obadike and Mendi Obadike in collaboration with local producers and car clubs.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Film Goes to West Side Looking for Roots of Gun Violence, and Solutions

Chicago Sun-Times: The Chicago Sun-Times highlights Raised Up West Side, a documentary film by Brett A. Schwartz (B.F.A. '95).

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Best Experiment in Utopian Living Disguised as a Backyard Farm

Chicago Reader: The Chicago Reader's "Best of Chicago" poll winners include Garbage Hill Farm, run by Art Associate Professor Jen de los Reyes in collaboration with a community of volunteers.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

IMMA Opens Scene of the Myth, a Major Solo Exhibition by Artist Sarah Pierce

ArtDaily: ArtDaily highlights the Irish Museum of Modern Art's exhibition of 12 works spanning 20 years by Sarah Pierce (M.F.A. '94).

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Na Chainkua Reindorf Creates an All-Female Masquerade

Frieze: Frieze reviews Na Chainkua Reindorf's (M.F.A. '17) Up to No Good, an exhibition of paintings laced with historical references and religious iconography, on view at the Nubuke Foundation, Accra, until March 11.

Monday, February 27, 2023

Materiality as a Mediator of Affection

arteriaLA Podcast: The podcast arteriaLA, which features guests working in art and culture in Latin America, speaks with Art Visiting Critic Paulina Velázquez Solís.

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