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Ariel Kleinberg and Fukuko Harris

Ariel Kleinberg and Fukuko Harris- November 15-21 The Student Gallery is organized and run by students, and gives them the opportunity to see their work outside the studio in a different, independent context while presenting it to their peers and the public. Shows can feature finished works or works-in-progress, and are framed, curated and hung […]

November 19, 2013 · Exhibitions, Student Perspectives

Community Drawing Session (Positively 8th Street)

This past Saturday, experienced artists and those new to artmaking came together to draw from the model during the Positively 8th Street Festival.  The Festival, put on by the Village Alliance, closed off traffic to allow pedestrians, musicians, poets, and artists to celebrate the beautiful day on our historic strip of 8th street. Part II […]

June 17, 2013 · Events

1918… The First Marathon?

In 1918, a case can be made for the original ‘Marathons’ at 8th Street.  Twenty painters drew numbers, turned up at 8 West 8th Street and were given canvasses of different sizes, depending on the number they drew, and were instructed to paint pictures on the spot from memory without sitters or models over three […]

August 24, 2012 · Whitney

Robert Winthrop Chanler: Forgotten Windows

The Whitney Studio has always been a hub for the New York Studio School community; through lectures, meetings, critiques and dinners the space has remained a core gathering place for the School, just as it was for Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney during the early part of the 20th century.  Robert Winthrop Chanler’s installation, a bas-relief sculptural […]

August 6, 2012 · Whitney