Contemporary Crossroads III

About this Event Join Yale alumni and friends for an engaging afternoon with world class alumni and specialists in the Arts as we get an in-depth look into the contemporary arts scene during the internationally acclaimed Art Miami. Whether you are a seasoned collector, avid art enthusiast, practitioner, or just beginning your artistic journey, this event is for you. The …

Hrvoje Slovenc MFA’10 releases DIS/Inheritance: New Croatian Photography

Hrvoje Slovenc MFA’10, along with Don Mengay and Linda Mateljan, released DIS/Inheritance: New Croatian Photography, a collection of contemporary photography from nine Croatian photographers, including Slovenc himself. The photography comes from a variety of backgrounds, from academic to professional, all united under a Croatian heritage. The book features some photography which “emphasize[s] formal, aesthetic concerns related to framing, light, and …

Stanley Whitney MFA ’72 at 2022 Venice Biennale

Stanley Whitney MFA ’72 is another Yale artists featured at the 2022 Venice Biennale. His exhibition, ​​the Italian Paintings, is organized by Buffalo AKG Art Museum and on display until November 27 2022.  Co-curated by Cathleen Chaffee, Chief Curator, Buffalo AKG Art Museum, and Vincenzo de Bellis, Curator and Associate Director of Programs, Visual Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, …

Kehinde Wiley MFA ’01 at 2022 Venice Biennale

Kehinde Wiley MFA ’01 is another Yale artist featured at the Venice Biennale. His exhibition, An Archaeology of Silence, is organized by Musée d’Orsay and is on display until July 24, 2022.  Curated by Christophe Leribault, An Archaeology of Silence includes a collection of new monumental paintings and sculptures, expanding on Kehinde Wiley’s body of work DOWN from 2008. Initially …

Aki Sasamoto, YSA Assistant Professor at 59th Venice Biennale

Aki Sasamoto is one of 5 Yale artists featured at the 59th Venice Biennale. Sasamoto is a New York-based, Japanese artist who works in performance, sculpture, dance, and whatever more medium that takes to get her ideas across. Her works have been shown both in performing art and visual art venues in New York and abroad. Besides her own works, …

Christina Quarles MFA ’16 at 59th Venice Biennale

Christina Quarles  is one of 5 Yale artists being featured at the 59th exhibition of the Venice Biennale. She received an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art in 2016 and holds a B.A. from Hampshire College. Quarles was a 2016 participant at the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. She paints bodies that are subjected not only to the …

Elle Pérez MFA ’15 at 59th Venice Biennale

Elle Pérez is is one of 5 Yale artists being featured at the 59th exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Since receiving their MFA from Yale School of Art in 2015, Pérez has worked primarily in photography, depicting the intimate moments, emotional exchanges, and visceral details of their subjects and landscapes. Based in the Bronx, Pérez lives and works in New …

Ficre Ghebreyesus MFA ’02 at 59th Venice Biennale

Ficre Ghebreyesus (1962-2012) is one of 5 Yale artists being featured at the 59th exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Ghebreyesus populated his works with intricate, highly personal experiences as a citizen of the world. He had no art gallery representation during his lifetime. Ficre was born in Asmara, Eritrea. He left the country as a political refugee and lived in …

Felipe Baeza MFA ’18 at 59th Venice Biennale

Felipe Baeza is one of 5 Yale artists being featured at the 59th exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Baeza’s work, alongside that of artists Belkis Ayón, Tatsuo Ikeda, and Cecilia Vicuña, are being used for the graphic identity of the 59th Venice Biennale exhibition.  Baeaza a visual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.  He received a B.F.A. …

On the 59th Venice Biennale

Cecilia Alemani talks with David Velasco about the 59th Venice Biennale. On April 23, the Fifty-Ninth Venice Biennale will open to the public, curated by Cecilia Alemani—a veteran of the show, having organized the Italian pavilion in 2017. Titled “The Milk of Dreams,” after a series of drawings the artist Leonora Carrington made during her time in Mexico in the 1950s, …

5 Yale Artists to be featured at Venice Biennale

The School of Art is pleased to share that both alumni and faculty have been announced as participants in the 59th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. For over 120 years, the Venice Biennale has been considered one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world, with over 500,000 visitors at its most recent art exhibition. School of …

Jennifer Packer MFA ’12 Featured at The Whitney

Jennifer Packer’s oil painting Blessed Are Those Who Mourn (Breonna! Breonna!) (2020) is a mustard-colored peek into a person’s life. This canvas is currently on view at the Whitney Museum’s new exhibition “Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing.” Open through April 2022, the show is the second iteration of the traveling exhibition that debuted at London’s Serpentine …