Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio at the Tang Museum

Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, through July 16, 2017. Blog Post by Dr. Melody Davis   It’s a clothes line, a simple rope, with associations ranging from the mundane to the metaphysical.  In the performance of Antoni, a visual artist, and Petronio, a choreographer and dancer, the rope becomes…

New Exhibition at the Mandeville Gallery

Stacey Robinson: Branding the AfroFuture Mandeville Gallery | Union College March 2017-March 2018   Stacey Robinson, assistant professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois, is an Arthur Schomburg fellow who completed his M.F.A. at the University at Buffalo.  His work discusses ideas of “Black Utopias” as spaces of peace away from colonial influence…

Upcoming Exhibition: “If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day”

Claude Simard: “If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day” Tang Teaching Museum | Saratoga Springs April 22-September 24, 2017   This spring, the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College will present If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day: Collections of Claude Simard, an exhibition that explores the collective, resonant, and…

April at the Tang

April at the Tang Teaching Museum Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow: Matana Roberts & Kamau Patton Join us for a night of performances featuring Matana Roberts and Kamau Patton. This is the second of two nights of performance featuring art, music, film, poetry, and performance art by emerging and established legends of the avant-garde. Joe…

A Reading with Poet and Memoirist Gregory Pardlo

A Vollmer Fries Lecture | The McKinney Writing Contest A Reading with Poet and Memoirist Gregory Pardlo When: Wednesday, April 12th at 8 PM Where: Biotech Auditorium, Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies Bldg., RPI, Troy   FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Gregory Pardlo is the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for his book of…

Job Opportunity: Brown Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow

Smith College | Northampton MA Brown Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow | Full-Time   Smith College is accepting applications for a Brown Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow. Reporting to the Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs the Curatorial Fellow will provide administrative support for the broad range of programs and activities undertaken by the Smith College Museum of Art…

Call for Entries: Fence Show 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES | FENCE SHOW 2017 The Fence Show is an annual opportunity for all Arts Center members to display their work in our galleries. Over 500 pieces are typically accepted and displayed. Works include paintings, drawing, photography, fiber arts, stained glass, and sculpture. The artwork is displayed salon style (floor-to-ceiling) in our galleries, and…

David Salle: Bogus Art, or a Bogus View of Art?

Article by Dr. Melody Davis Published on thealt.com March 29, 2017 David Salle’s March 23 talk at University at Albany, hosted by Joe Donahue and recorded by WAMC radio, was a promotional vehicle for Salle’s How to See: Looking, Talking and Thinking About Art, a new book of art criticism published by W. W. Norton. Beginning…

The Armory Show

The Armory Show March 2-5, 2017 711 12th Avenue at 55th Street, NYC   The Armory Show is New York’s premier art fair and a definitive cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th and 21st century artworks.The fair will feature 210 leading international galleries, showcasing significant historical and contemporary artworks in…

Preview the Photo Regional at the Albany Center Gallery!

39th Annual Photography Regional 488 Broadway, Albany   Visit the new gallery space on Friday, March 3 from 5pm to 8pm for a preview of the Photo Regional! The Salon-style Pre-Photo Regional will be on display until March 10, so be sure to stop by to see 340+ photographs submitted by local and regional artists. The Photo Regional…