Archive | March, 2016

News from the Fine Arts Society!

31 Mar

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Hey Everyone!

We’re getting ready for our annual Young Professional Career Symposium! Come out to hear from recent Art History grads about their professional experiences in the art world and learn about the career options available to students with an Art History degree. The event will be TONIGHT at7pm in room 301 in Silver. No RSVP required, but check out our Facebook event HERE! Bring all your burning questions about the world after graduation to ask the panelists. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Our speakers will feature:

  • Riad Kherdeen: MA student at the Institute of Fine Arts
  • Flavia Grilli: MA student at Gallatin
  • Nora Gorman: Group Sales and Docent Assistant at the New York Historical Society
  • Jeffery Waldron: Gallery Assistant at James Cohan Gallery
  • Alex Greenberger: Writer at ARTNews
But that’s not all for the week! Saturday April 2nd, join us for a trip to MoMA to see the “Edgar Degas: A Strange Beauty” exhibition. This is the first comprehensive exhibition of Degas’s monotypes in over half a century! Meet us at MoMA at 10:45 and don’t forget to bring your NYU ID(ticket is free with your ID). No RSVP required, but see our Facebook event HERE. If you’re having trouble finding us the day of, give Ozana a call or shoot her a text at (908)797-7637.

We hope to see you there!


Professor Michele Matteini will speak about his research, “Kim Chong-hui’s Ink Orchids: Painting out of Time”

31 Mar

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Monday, April 11, 5:307pm, Seminar Room, IFA

Professor Michele Matteini will present on his research. Talk title: “Kim Chong-hui’s Ink Orchids: Painting out of Time”

Anish Kapoor at the 92nd St YM-YWHA

31 Mar

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Thursday, April 28 at 8:15 pm.

Join Sir Anish Kapoor, one of the most influential sculptors of this generation, in conversation with Sir Norman Rosenthal. He’ll discuss his famous public works art (Cloud GateArcelorMittal OrbitC-Curve and Sky Mirror), the “walk of compassion” he undertook with Ai Weiwei in support of Syrian refugees, and how he remains a vocal and passionate defender of free speech and human rights. Further details on the event can be found here.

This event will take place at the 92nd St. YM-YWHA, on Lexington Avenue. 20 free tickets have been set aside for our students.  First come, first served.  Kapoor is the artist who, among other works, did the spectacular mirrored sculpture in Chicago’s Millennium Park,

The Editors of Journal18 are delighted to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the journal!

31 Mar

The Editors of Journal18 are delighted to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the journal! Issue #1 “Multilayered” explores the multilayered nature of eighteenth-century art, focusing on artworks that bear traces of multiple hands as a result of workshop production, cross-cultural exchange, re-use, restoration, vandalism, or other factors. Check out the articles here!


Grey Gallery Conversation: Fereshteh Daftari and Lynn Gumpert

30 Mar


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Faramarz Pilaram, Mosques of Isfahan (B), c. 1962. Ink, watercolor, gold and silver paint, and printed seals on paper, 45 3/4 x 34 3/4 in. Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection, Gift of Abby Weed Grey, G1975.110

Fereshteh Daftari and Lynn Gumpert
Thursday, March 31, 7:00 pm
Silver Center, Room 300
(enter at 32 Waverly Place)Fereshteh Daftari, independent curator and scholar, and Lynn Gumpert, curator of Global/Localand director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, will discuss the many exhibitions curated and co-curated by Dr. Daftari—including the series featuring Middle Eastern artists at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture at the Grey (2002); and
Iran Modern at Asia Society (2013), among other shows.

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

Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. All programs are subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery January 12–April 2, 2016.

For more information on the exhibition,
please visit

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The gallery is accessible to people with disabilities.
For best access, please call 212/998-6780 before visiting.



Romaine Brooks: A Life, at The Museum at FIT

30 Mar

To register:

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Lecture at Deutsches Haus, March 29

28 Mar

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