What can you really do with a degree in the Arts?

“If you want to work in a creative field, you’re probably better off not majoring in it.”   Author Noah Berlatsky, from The Atlantic, addresses the issue of whether having a degree in the arts leads to a successful career as a working artist. “Out of the 2 million art graduates in the nation, only…

Jack Shainman’s The School, Kinderhook

Jack Shainman recently opened The School, a gallery with 30,000 square feet of exhibition space, located in Kinderhook, New York, a short drive from Albany. This is a must-see for students, even if only for Antonio Jimenez Torrecilla’s masterful architectural transformation. If you’re lucky, you may get to see one of Nick Cave’s fantastical suits,…

Play With Your Pantyhose

Article by Melody Davis from the Capital Region’s Metroland, November 13, 2013 Sometimes you go to a lecture on a rainy Saturday because you’re wondering how you wound up in this effed-up world called art in the first place, and you’re just hoping to forget about the stuffed shirts whose main purpose in life seems…

1,500 works of art looted by Nazis recovered in Munich

By Daniel Arkin, Staff Writer, NBC News A trove of 1,500 works of art plundered by the Nazis has been discovered in Munich, according to a German news magazine report — a collection that, if confirmed, ranks among the most significant artistic finds of the postwar era. The cache of modernist masterpieces looted in the…

Anselm Kiefer Installation Opens New Building at MASS MoCA

Anselm Kiefer Installation Opens New Building at MASS MoCA Free Admission to MASS MoCA on September 27 Exhibition Opens to the Public: September 27, 2013, 11am Museum Hours: 11 am – 5pm Gallery Admission: Free North Adams, MA – MASS MoCA celebrates the opening of a new, long-term Anselm Kiefer exhibition, in partnership with the…