These art galleries, either affiliated with New York City universities or independently showcasing student art, focus on up-and-coming and lesser-known artists.
From Broadway legends Rodgers and Hammerstein to poet and playwright Federico García Lorca, Columbia has seen and fostered its fair share of masters of the arts. In this Weekend issue, Spectator spotlights four student artists of different disciplines who are beginning to make a name for themselves in the artistic metropolis that is New York City.
The work of postwar Italian artist Enrico Baj makes a New York debut at Luxembourg & Dayan, complete with grotesque collages of everything from lords and ladies to home furniture.
Unorthodox, the newest exhibition at the Jewish Museum, brings new artists to challenge any orthodoxy, including those within the art world, and reflects on what it means to break norms.
The Meatpacking District’s Fort Gansevoort displays New York Police Department forensic artist Jason Harvey’s sketch portraits of fictionalized criminals in the new exhibit “Fantasy Composites.”
Artist Dylan Spaysky assembles typical Midwestern household objects, like cork, sponges, and old lace into musical instruments and home appliances in a new exhibit on display at SoHo’s Clifton Benevento Gallery.
Students working toward their Master’s degree in Fine Arts opened their studios up for viewers in Prentis Hall on Sunday.
A year after the Carry That Weight Day of Action, Spectator investigates the merit of activist art, and the intersection between art and tangible political change.
"In the Vale Of Cashmere” documents the cultural practice of gay sexual experiences in Prospect Park through black and white film photography.
Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa organize the interactive exhibit “Finding Dante” to share young black and Latino voices in post-Ferguson New York City.