Weekend Hot Links

May 26th, 2017

Happy Friday! Get creative this weekend with recent art, design, and culture stories shared by the SVACE faculty and community.

Image via NY Daily News

Image via NY Daily News

Mature Work (Daily News): Staten Island artist still painting at age 103 receives CUNY honor. (via Steve Brodner)

First Step (Adweek): On the ingenious stunt that landed this ad veteran her first agency gig. (via Mark Burk)

Brand New (Quartz): Design nerds love these ’70s US government brand manuals. (via Jess Mackta)

Short Sweets (Cartoon Brew): Pixar launches its experimental shorts division with ‘Smash And Grab.’ (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Seeing Through (FastCo. Design): Glass architecture is about to undergo a 3d-printed revolution. (via Lisa Lordi)

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Faculty Updates

May 24th, 2017

What have SVACE faculty members been up to? We have exciting updates from course instructors Charlie Ahearn and Jon Newman.

Charlie Ahearn launched Scratch Ecstasy, a major solo exhibition now on view at PPOW Gallery in Chelsea. As PPOW describes it, the show “reflects the culmination of 25 years of Ahearn’s work mounting shows, publishing books, and making films, offering unparalleled insight into the people who defined the movement and its current influence on contemporary society.” Read more about Charlie Ahearn in this Hyperallergic feature.

Image via PPOW Gallery

Image via PPOW Gallery

Jon Newman opened a two-person exhibition with Benny Leung in Hong Kong. Newman writes, “This project is a vehicle to help break the monotony of everyday working life in quiet, subtitle moments scattered around the city of Hong Kong. Free-hand, tape patterns were made on discarded objects by both graphic designers. These patterns can be seen as a conversation between the two (even though they speak different languages); they communicated fluently through the graphic elements.”

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Image via Jon Newman and Benny Leung

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Weekend Hot Links

May 5th, 2017

Happy Friday! Get creative this weekend with recent art, design, and culture stories shared by the SVACE faculty and community.

Image via New York Times

Image via New York Times

Daily Drawings (New York Times): Every NYT front page begins with these drawings. (via Steven Heller)

Boss Blues (Advertising Age): The Chief Creative Job has a murky future at big brands. (via Debbie Millman)

Steven Bomb (Slate): Steven Universe Is “Purple Lesbians From Space.” It’s Also Love, Pain, Support, and Struggle. (via SVA News)

 

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