This summer New Yorkers and visitors strolling through the Flatiron District are being asked to respond to the prompt “Art is…” by writing their thoughts and feelings — in words and images — about what art in chalk on a public art installation. The response has been overwhelming, with passersby filling the installation’s two boxes with chalk messages every Thursday evening.
LatchKey Gallery is proud to present ECHO BOX, a group exhibition of 12 emerging artists currently pursuing their MFA at the School of Visual Arts, New York. Over the course of this new year, artist, professor James O. Clark and founder, director of LKG, Amanda Uribe worked with the students to realize an exhibition while providing the business fundamentals for an artist navigating this art world. ECHO BOX will be on view at LatchKey Gallery, 173 Henry Street NYC from Friday, February 10 – February 26, 2023. An opening reception will take place on February 10 from 6-8pm.
The worlds of art and design will intersect during Madison Avenue Art & Design Weekend May 14-16. The Madison Avenue B.I.D., in partnership with Design Pavilion’s WINDOWS Open to the Sky, will showcase student art from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in a series of available store windows. This NYC End-of-Year Student Design Showcase has been organized by Design Pavilion and ArtsThread, in collaboration with NYCxDesign, to present the work of students in lieu of the cancelled end-of-year student exhibitions due to the pandemic. It will be an extremely noteworthy public display at a time when students, schools and public need uplifting and hope.
The much anticipated Poster House Museum opened in June, 2019, exhibiting posters from their earliest appearance in the late 1800s to present day. Here, visitors will explore New York’s long relationship with advertising and design, including nearly 100 select works from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) Subway Series.
On Thursday, January 31, 2019, Chris Stein, a founding member of the era defining band Blondie, and Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry, will discuss Stein’s new photography book ~ Point of View: Me, New York City, and the Punk Scene.
Organized by the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District and Marie Claire magazine, Obsessorizewill feature 28 giant sculptures (eight-feet high) created by students at The School of Visual Arts (SVA). The 28 students were inspired by head-to-toe accessories, taking inspiration from past decades of iconic accessories. The results will be enclosed in plexiglass cases. Obsessorize will be on view from October 4 to October 30, free and open to the public located on Madison Avenue between East 57th and East 86th Streets.
The celebrated graphic designer, Milton Glaser, has unveiled three new public works in the New York City subway stations this week, in direct response to our current political climate and the administrations attack on humanity. On Monday, December 4, 2017 the MTA installed his latest campaign on subway platforms all over this city.