From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires looks at Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, and their work as avant-garde photographers. They met at the Bauhaus and migrated to London and Argentina, where they produced material that continued to explore photography and typography. The exhibition begins in the 1920s and ends in the 50s, with the series of surrealist Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 60: Stern and Coppola at MoMA[…]
The work of Richard Artschwager is associated with Minimalism, Conceptual and Pop Art. It explores concepts of perception and space, most notably using commercial and industrial materials to bend categories. Objects become images, then presences, and fluctuate among these groupings. He extended this approach to prints and multiples that comprise a body of over 100 Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 59: Artschwager, soon at the Loeb[…]
In this splendid spring, there’s so much to see! From beautiful flowers blooming by the minute, to the brilliance of landscape washed in sunlight–and of course, art! We’ve come up with a number of places to visit on a trip to the city, as well as spaces closer to home. Be sure to catch a glimpse Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 58: An inSIGHTful Summer and Spring[…]
With finals week coming to an end, and another year gone by at Vassar, goodbyes and see-you-laters have us feeling some type of way. And to be honest, sometimes the beauty of cats is the only thing that gets us through the day. We hope it’s not just us. In this Creativity Breadcrumb we present Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 56: Cats and arts unite[…]
Beginning of the Spring semester, Britomartis had a meeting to plan the spring production. It is commonly known, as Derek Butterton has explained to us freshly inducted Britomartians, that every show is a reaction to the last. During the fall we presented Vile Bodies, a devised piece with Evelyn Waugh’s novel by the same name Read more about Field Work: From Oreos to Pianos, a Look into Britomartis’ Nocturne[…]
The documentary film, Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People, is inspired by Deborah Willis’s book, Reflections in Black. There will be a screening a the Bardavon Opera House on Friday, February 20 at 7 pm. The film reflects upon self-affirmation and negation through photography. It considers ‘the difference between black photographers who Read more about Through a Lens Darkly: a Film, screening this Friday![…]
In the latest podcast of Poetry Off the Shelf by the Poetry Foundation, David Trinidad speaks about his friendship with Rachel Sherwood, whom he met in college during the seventies. After two decades, Trinidad decides to write about their relationship and her death at the age of twenty five. This podcast contains poetry by both authors. Read more Read more about Podcast of the Week 16: Remembering Rachel[…]
Artist Wang Jianwei’s exhibtion at the Guggenheim, Time Temple (on view through February sixteen), will culminate with Spiral Ramp Library. This live theatrical work will take place on February twelve and thirteen. The script is based on ‘recordings from the opening sound performance-installation held in the Guggenheim Museum’s rotunda, in which twenty orators spoke on ten Read more about Podcast of the Weekend 12: Ideas that circulate[…]
Artists Patti Smith and David Lynch talk about normalcy, severed ears and biting bad paintings. In this episode of BBC Arts, find out more about their creative processes and take on finding answers. If you’re locked in due to the weather, revisiting Blue Velvet or Twin Peaks wouldn’t hurt either! Enjoy.
Artist INSA is known for his large scale art of GIF-iti. He creates digital images from street art and was recently recruited to make the world’s largest GIF in Brazil, using a total of 57,515 square meters of paint! Check out his earlier work here!