Whitney Biennial 2019

The Whitney Biennial takes place this May through September, featuring many Yale alumni. According to the Museum: The Whitney Biennial is an unmissable event for anyone interested in finding out what’s happening in art today. Curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley have been visiting artists over the past year in search of the most important and relevant work. Featuring seventy-five …

Yale Printing & Printmaking MFA 2019

The New Release Gallery in New York is featuring the Yale Printing & Printmaking MFA 2019 showcase, which features nearly 20 artists graduating from the School of Art’s printing and printmaking MFA program. The graduating students include: Kim Altomare, Ana Benaroya, Jacob Broussard, Dominic Chambers, Gabrielle D’Angelo, Edi Dai, Alex Gibson, Ian Goldsborough, Phoebe Helander, Lyndsey Marko, Emile Mausner, Amaryllis Dejesus Moleski, …

Walls, Surfaces, Illusions

Liza Kereszi MFA’00 is featured in Walls, Surfaces, Illusions, an exhibition of her photographs at the Yancey Richardson Gallery. As stated by the gallery, Frequently exploring venues offering escapism through cheap entertainment and sordid pleasure, Kereszi’s photographs emphasize the details that lift the veil between fantasy and reality. With an acute awareness of the oblique, she peels back the illusionism of …

Sharon Core MFA’98 Featured in “Oldenburgs”

The Yancy Richardson Gallery presents Oldenburgs, a series of photographs from Sharon Core MFA’98 of the works of Claes Oldenburg. As stated by the gallery, “By transforming Oldenburg’s crudely made sculptures of American food, such as hamburgers, ice cream treats, and slices of pie, into larger-than-life photographs of edible food, these humorous objects are made to appear simultaneously delectable and grotesque. …

Appear to Use

Haim Steinbach MFA ’73 is featured in the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in Los Angeles, California. His exhibition, Appear to Use, is a solo-exhibition, featuring “objects, sculptures, site-specific installations, wall paintings and language-based work.” According to the gallery, “In this new exhibition Steinbach builds a site-specific architecture, reconstructing the gallery’s space. Using exposed building materials, such as free-standing stud walls and plasterboard, …

Yale Alumni Art League 58th Venice Biennale Reception

As stated in our post about Martin Puryear representing the United States in the Venice Biennale, the Yale Alumni Art League will be hosting a reception in Venice, Italy on May 10th. Hosted by Cristina Cruz Gonzalez’94, Associate Professor of Art History, Oklahoma State University and graphic designer Miko McGinty’93, ’98 MFA, the event will be a cocktail reception and …

Aaron Marcus: Early Works

Aaron Marcus MFA’68 is being featured in an exhibition at BAMPFA, which is a complete showcase of Marcus’ early works. Interdisciplinary at heart, Marcus was educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy, until he began a career in art. His artworks are often based on the intricate details of mathematics; patterns and geometries come to life in his prints. According to …

Viel Feind, viel Ehr

Built from a collaborative project between the Peninsula Gallery and the nationalmuseum in Berlin, Viel Feind, viel Ehr is an exhibition of many artists including Jerry Blackman MFA’14. Named after musical group S.Y.P.H’s first album, the exhibition is inspired by the creative and spontaneous spirit of the punk band, who as described by the gallery: …could neither play nor did they own …

Precarious Magic

Kate Emlen MFA’77 will be showcased in Precarious Magic, through April 7th. Her Greensboro, VT exhibition features her Vermont and costal Maine paintings, skillfully melting the natural light and dark forests and ocean together. As Emlen states: “When I’m working, I’m not thinking. I let the rhythms within take over. When I stand back from the painting I look for motion …

Jordan Casteel, ’14 MFA, Returning the Gaze

Denver Art Museum presents Returning the Gaze by Jordan Casteel MFA’14. Denver-born, Harlem-based, Jordan Casteel’s works explore the human element of city life. Casteel focuses on the individuals and the pieces of everyday life that tend to be unseen. Casteel’s process follows an interesting method, starting with photography around neighborhoods, and real contact with the individuals, which is then transformed into …