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Christopher Rothko on a dialogue between Turner and Mark Rothko

Christopher Rothko speaks with Metropolitan Museum of Art curator, Kathryn Calley Galitz, on affinities between J.M.W Turner and the work of his father, Mark Rothko. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on February 6, 2018. For more information on our lecture season, please visit us here.

Student Perspectives: Mona Shen MFA 2018

Mona Shen, a second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience.  When I was still in undergraduate art school, I struggled with all the theoretical art talks and arguments about painting more as a concept instead of a practice. I felt quite lost because of the lack of studio practice for my painter’s […]

April 23, 2018 · Student Perspectives

Leon Golub on painting truth, 1979

In the first of his many lectures at the New York Studio School, painter Leon Golub answers a student’s question on his work’s “battle on the canvas.” Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series. Recorded on July 12, 1979. For more information on our current lecture season please visit us here.      

David Humphrey on meeting John Cage at NYSS

Painter David Humphrey describes his encounter with John Cage at the New York Studio School, during the Q&A portion of a lecture from the 1970s. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on February 17, 2015. For information on our current lecture season please visit us here.

Philip Pearlstein on drawing with Mercedes Matter

Painter Philip Pearlstein describes what it was like to draw with Mercedes Matter in the 1950s, when they were both still faculty at Pratt Institute. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on January 1, 2008. For information on our current lecture season please visit us here.

Donald Kuspit on art and money

Art critic and poet, Donald Kuspit, reflects on the relationship between art and money in the contemporary world. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on February 22, 2007. For information on our current lecture season, please visit us here.

Student Perspectives: Marco Palli MFA 2018

Marco Palli, a second year MFA student, shares with us his Studio School experience. I care not about objects themselves, but about the experience objects offer. As simple as this concept may appear to be, it has cost me many years of ongoing observation, meditation, and experimentation to arrive at it. My upbringing in science is the […]

March 12, 2018 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Hagar Shur MFA 2018

Hagar Shur, a second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience. When Adam and Eve where expelled from paradise, Eve said, “I think we are in a time of transition.” I am not as innocent as Eve, and I have not been expelled, yet, but I do feel Studio School is a place […]

March 1, 2018 · Student Perspectives

DUMBO Sculpture Studio Presents Objecthood

  New York Studio School DUMBO Sculpture Studio 20 Jay Street, #307 Brooklyn, NY 11201  

February 26, 2018 · Dumbo Sculpture Studio

Rachel Stern on Degenerate Art

Founding Director of the Fritz Ascher Society, Rachel Stern, describes modern art in Germany soon before and during World War 2, and what it meant to be an artist during that time. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School, recorded on November 8, 2017. For information on our […]

Student Perspectives: Emily Nam MFA 2018

Emily Nam, second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience. It was in the periphery that my life would take course at the New York Studio School.  My thoughts had wandered on its name and a desire to take graduate studies allured me. With minimal training in Painting and Drawing, I was […]

February 14, 2018 · Student Perspectives

Roberta Smith on two works from Elizabeth Murray

New York Times art critic Roberta Smith speaks with curator Jason Andrew, describing two paintings from Elizabeth Murray. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on November 29, 2017. For information on our current lecture season please visit us here.

Irena Jurek on the importance of story

Irena Jurek describes how story motivates her in her work. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series. Recorded on November 14, 2017. For information on our current lecture season please visit us at: http://www.nyss.org/lectures.

Peter Saul on recent works and painting with acrylic

Painter Peter Saul looks at two recent works and gives some technical advice on acrylic paint. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series. Recorded on October 10, 2017. For information on our current lecture season please visit us at: http://www.nyss.org/lectures.

2018 Open Studios

The New York Studio School will open its doors to the public on Sunday, February 11, 1-5pm, to welcome guests to visit the Studios of many of our MFA II and Certificate III students. Every studio is different, from the architecture and character of the space, to the work being made. Our Recruitment Coordinator will […]

January 23, 2018 · Events

2017 Larry Einbender Travel Award Winner Thomas Stavovy presents New Sculpture

  2017 Larry Einbender Travel Award Winner Thomas Stavovy presents New Sculpture in the New York Studio School Lobby. Exhibition on view January 22 – 28, 2018 Reception Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 24, 6:00-8:00 PM LARRY EINBENDER Travel Award — awarded for use as a stipend for European travel to a full-time qualified sculpture student who […]

January 22, 2018 · Alumni, Travel Scholarships and Grants

Sedrick Huckaby on looking, thinking, and responding

Painter Sedrick Huckaby reflects on some of his quilt paintings in order to talk about painting as a form of thinking. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on November 1, 2017. For information on our current lecture season please visit us at: http://www.nyss.org/lectures.

Hohenberg Travel Prize 2017: Isabel Barber

Isabel Barber MFA 2017 was the recipient of the 2017 Hohenberg Travel Award. We asked her to share with us her experience. New Paintings by Isabel Barber will be on view in the New York Studio School Lobby, January 13-19, 2018. Reception with the Artist on Wednesday, January 17, 6-8pm. For six weeks this past […]

January 10, 2018 · Alumni, Travel Scholarships and Grants

Student Holiday Exhibit 2017

2017 Annual Student Holiday Show & Sale Opening Reception: Friday, December 8, 6-8pm December 8 – January 10 NYSS Lobby

December 6, 2017 · Exhibitions, Student Gallery

From Summer, Student Exhibition

From Summer Welcome to the first student exhibition of the academic year, celebrating artworks created during or themed around summer time. October 27 – November 9, 2017, in the NYSS Lobby & Student Gallery Participating Artists: Charity Baker Ron Berg Binah Bindell Silas Borsos Alla Broeksmit David Bruscino Andrea Camuto Louisa Chan Carlo Cittadini Audrey […]

October 26, 2017 · Student Gallery

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