MFA OPEN STUDIOS 2016: October 26th, 6-9PM

FREE admission

Location:
MFA STUDIOS
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
NASSAU HALL,
MARBURGER DRIVE,
SOUTH CAMPUS, NY 11794

Information:
To find the campus via GPS, enter the address “100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790”. From Nicolls Road take the South Entrance and follow the signs for the MFA studios.

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NOT READY TO MAKE NICE: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond

EXHIBITION: September 13 – October 22, 2016

EVENTS:
Tour & Refreshments Wednesday, September 14, 3 pm

Art Crawl Thursday, September 29, 3-5 pm
Tour begins at the Simons Center Gallery, followed by the Zuccaire Gallery at 3:30pm

Reception Saturday, October 1, 7-9 pm

Artist Talk Thursday, October 13, 4 pm
Talk will be held at the Wang Center Theatre
Preceded by Curator’s Tour at the Zuccaire Gallery, 3PM
Part of the Provost’s Lecture Series, the Guerrilla Girls Artist Talk is co-hosted by the Humanities Institute of Stony Brook with additional support from the College of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Art and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Seating is limited.

For more information, please visit Zuccaire Gallery Website (Link)

Sophie Landres on Charlotte Moorman

PhD grad, Sophie Landres, shone as part of a panel discussion on Charlotte Moorman last week in conjunction with the exhibition “A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s” at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.

The panel discussion was moderated by Hannah B Higgins, professor of Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago, with speakers Saisha Grayson, PhD candidate, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Sophie Landres, PhD candidate, Stony Brook University; and Joan Rothfuss, author of *Topless Cellist: The Improbable Life of Charlotte Moorman *(MIT Press, 2014). The panel focused on the charismatic cellist who lent her talents and energies not only to numerous performances with erstwhile composer and Fluxus artist Nam June Paik but also to the radical, experimental scene of 1960s and ’70s New York—a pivotal moment in late-20th century art.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History (CAS) and Grey Art Gallery.

For more information, please visit here (LINK)

Wilderness as Method, Contemporaneity as Method

Stony Brook University—Manhattan
387 Park Avenue South (Entrance at 27th Street) 3rd floor
Friday October 14, 2016
5:30-7:00 pm
Reception to follow
*Open to the public, no registration required*

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Based on her latest publication, Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan (MIT Press, April 2016), Dr. Reiko Tomii will outline two basic concepts “wilderness” and “contemporaneity” as key methodological frameworks to construct local and global art histories. First and foremost an artist’s strategy, “wilderness” was inventively and imaginatively exploited by three protagonists of her study, Matsuzawa Yutaka, a pioneer conceptualist in central Japan; The Play, a Happeners’ collective in Osaka; and GUN, a politically aware group in Niigata. “Contemporaneity,” a geo-historical concept derived from the Japanese notion of kokusaiteki dōjisei (international contemporaneity), offers an art-historian’s strategy for world art history of postwar practices, for which she has proposed such theoretical and methodological terms as “connection,” “resonance,” and “similar yet dissimilar” among others. She will demonstrate their application by focusing on the stone-based works of Mono-ha and conceptualism around 1970.

Dr. Reiko Tomii is an independent art historian and curator, who investigates post-1945 Japanese art in global and local contexts. She is co-director of PoNJA-GenKon (www.ponja-genkon.net), a listserv group of specialists interested in contemporary Japanese art, which she co-founded in 2003. Among her prolific publications, the latest is Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan, was published by The MIT Press in Spring 2016.

“Wilderness as Method, Contemporaneity as Method” is organized by the Department of Art at Stony Brook University. Organizer: Prof. Sohl Lee, sohl.lee@stonybrook.edu.

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Lecture Robert Whitman

Friday, NOVEMBER 13, 2015, 7:00 pm
Robert Whitman, Reflections on Recent Works: Swim and Local Report
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For the second installment of the 2015-2016 Stony Brook University Art History & Criticism Lecture Series we are pleased to announce that multimedia artist Robert Whitman will discuss his two latest projects: Swim (2015) and Local Report (2012). Whitman’s career spans multiple decades and disciplines. His recent theatrical performances employ telecommunications networks and multisensory elements to conceive new communities of spectatorship in the theater and gallery alike. The programming committee is thrilled to host Robert Whitman on the 50th anniversary of the founding of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), a vibrant community of artists that redefined what constituted art in the twentieth century.

Attendance is free and open to the public, with a small reception of wine and hors d’oeuvres following the Q&A.

We hope to see you there.

Admission:
Free and open to the public

Date:
Friday, 7:00 p.m. November 13, 2015

Place:
Stony Brook Manhattan
101 East 27th Street, 3rd Floor,
New York, NY 10016

Direction:
Please visit this link: SBU Manhattan / directions

Archive Link -> http://art.stonybrook.edu/lecture-series/

(image: A pioneer of and co-founder of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Whitman is one of the most important contemporary artists working with multimedia.)

 

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Exhibition: Athena LaTocha (MFA 2007) @ CUE Foundation

Exhibition: Athena LaTocha: Curated by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
Duration: November 7th — December 19th, 2015
Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7th, 6-8pm

Place: CUE Art Foundation
Location: 137 West 25th Street, Ground Floor (CUE is ADA accessible)
Phone: (212) 206-3583

For more information, visit CUE Art Foundation

 

(Image Credit: Athena LaTocha, material: Sumi ink on photo paper mounted on birch plywood)

 

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Art Crawl Fall 2015

Join us for Free Guided Tours of Various Art Galleries on the Stony Brook University Campus!

TOUR 1: Thursday, September 10, 2015, from 3 to 5 pm
TOUR 2: Wednesday, November 18, 2015, from 3 to 5 pm
(see schedule and map below)

Tour 1 starts at the Skylight Gallery in Wang Center at 3 pm on Thursday, September 10, continues to the Alloway Gallery in Melville Library Building and ends at the Simons Center Gallery with a reception.

Tour 2 starts at the Alloway Gallery in Melville Library Building at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 18, continues to the Zodiac Gallery in Wang Center and ends at the Zuccaire Gallery in Staller Center with a reception.

Free and open to the public.

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Lecture Lev Manovich

Friday, October 30, 7:00pm
Lev Manovich, Instagram as a Medium and Message: Art History Meets Data Science

Please join us on Friday, October 30th, for the first installment of 2015-2016 Stony Brook Art History & Criticism Lecture Series. We are pleased to announce that Lev Manovich will be discussing his latest project SELFIECITY, a data science investigation of self-portraiture in five cities around the world. This lecture is free and open to the public, with a brief reception of wine and cheese to follow. For more information on SELFIECITY you can visit the project’s website: http://selfiecity.net. We hope to see you there!

Admission:
Free and open to the public

Date:
Friday, 7:00 p.m. October 30, 2015

Place:
Stony Brook Manhattan
101 East 27th Street, 3rd Floor,
New York, NY 10016

Direction:
Please visit this link: SBU Manhattan / directions

Archive Link -> http://art.stonybrook.edu/lecture-series/

 

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MFA OPEN STUDIOS: October 29th, 5-10PM

FREE admission

Location:
MFA STUDIOS
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
NASSAU HALL,
MARBURGER DRIVE,
SOUTH CAMPUS, NY 11794

Information:
To find the campus via GPS, enter the address “100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790”. From Nicolls Road take the South Entrance and follow the signs for the MFA studios.

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Art & Technology panel discussion

Art & Technology panel discussion moderated by Andrew Uroskie.
Tuesday, October 20, 2:00 – 4:00PM

Panelists include Stephanie Dinkins, Nobuho Nagasawa, Lorraine Walsh, Margaret Schedel, Tali Hinkis, Melissa F. Clarke and Takafumi Ide.

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Exhibition by MFA candidate Ye-Seul Choi

Exhibition: Transformation
Duration: October 19 – 30, 2015
Hour: Monday – Friday 11:00AM – 4:00PM, and by appointment
Closing Reception: 7:00PM – 9:00PM, Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 (Performed by Cellist Kumhee Lee, Artist Ye-seul Choi)

Place: Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery
Location: Melville Library Building, Stony Brook University

more information: www.yeseulchoi.com
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Exhibition by MFA candidate Heather M. Cruce

Exhibition: QUARRY – A place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted – Sculpture by Heather M. Cruce
Duration: September 28 – October 8, 2015
Hour: Monday – Friday 11:00AM – 4:00PM, and by appointment <Cruce.Heather@stonybrook.edu>
Reception: 5:00PM – 7:00PM, Thursday, October 1, 2015

Place: Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery
Location: Melville Library Building, Stony Brook University

more information: www.heathermcruce.com
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Faculty Exhibition 2015

Exhibition: Faculty Exhibition 2015
Duration: September 15 – October 24, 2015
Reception: Wednesday, October 7, 6-8 pm
Free and open to the public
Place: Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery
Location: Main Floor Staller Building, Stony Brook University
Contact: Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery
Staller Center for the Arts, first floor
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5425
More information: 631.632.7240 or ZuccaireGallery@stonybrook.edu

Artist:

  • Isak Berbic
  • Krista Biedenbach
  • Toby Buonagurio
  • Melissa F. Clarke
  • Stephanie Dinkins
  • Takafumi Ide
  • Martin Levine
  • LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus)
  • Nobuho Nagasawa
  • Jason Paradis
  • Mel Pekarsky
  • Howardena Pindell
  • Andreas Rentsch
  • Dan Richholt
  • Kimberly Ruth
  • Lorena Salcedo-Watson
  • Margaret Schedel and Patrice Scanlon
  • Maya Schindler
  • Chris Semergieff
  • Chanika Svetvilas
  • Lorraine Walsh

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