The Economist reviews Zaryadye Park in Moscow, designed by Charles Renfro, MACP faculty member and p

Zaryadye Park in Moscow is an architectural triumph IT IS one of the largest architectural projects to be completed in Moscow since the fall of the Soviet Union, and the first major public park to open in the city in 50 years. Zaryadye Park, 13 hectares of green space in the heart of the Russian capital, opened to the public last month after four years of construction. When fully complete, 760 trees and 860,000 perennials will frame a series of curvaceous new buildings, including two restaurants, two exhibition spaces, a new philharmonic hall and a bridge that will jut out over the Moscow river. Overlooked by St Basil’s Cathedral and sitting at the foot of the Kremlin, it is one of the most

MACP faculty member Daniel Kunitz profiles artist Ashley Bickerton for Artsy

"After a Quarter Century in Bali, Ashley Bickerton Shows New York He’s as Irreverent as Ever" Artsy Editorial by Daniel Kunitz Nearly three weeks before we met up, Ashley Bickerton arrived in New York a self-described “meditating, deep-breathing, raw-vegan yogi,” but, he says, “little by little things fall off, it all starts to unravel, and the next thing you know you’re pouring yourself some cheap, screw-top wine and picking up pastrami sandwiches from a deli on the fly. New York has a way.” Bickerton, who embraces change, even when it’s not in his best interest, says this without regret—it’s merely an observation about the city he lived in for 12 years before decamping, in 1993, for Bali,

Fall Updates from SVA MA Curatorial Practice

Dear Friend, The semester is now in full swing here at MA Curatorial Practice and I have a great deal to tell you about. Forgive this long note, but there’s much to say. Of course, the big news is our international summit, "Curatorial Activism and the Politics of Shock." Here is what it is about and who is coming, as announced on Art & Education and Hyperallergic: On November 18, 2017, we will present a day-long international summit I have organized concerning curatorial activism in light of the rise of nationalism and radical conservatism, and their programmatic attacks on civil rights, environmental protections, scientific research, and free speech, as well as the reduction and rescinding

MACP alumni Mohammad Golabi and Lalita Slander curate panel discussion "Bread and Salt" at

"Bread and Salt: Immigration Policies, Ban, and their Effect on Artistic Practice and Discourse" October 22, 2017 | 2:30-5:30 PM The 8th Floor | The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation | 17 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011 The afternoon will consist of two panel discussions and a roundtable Q&A, exploring the challenges, needs, and possible approaches towards immigration from the perspective of cultural policy and management in New York City, offering an opportunity to work together on solutions. Featured panelists include artist Shahrzad Changalvaee; Felicity Hogan, Director of NYFA Learning; artist and journalist Siddhartha Joag, founder of; Clarinda Mac Low, Director of

MACP faculty-at-large and artistic director of MAXXI Hou Hanru curates "Art and China after 198

"Eyes wide open: How Chinese contemporary art went global" by Deb Wilk "The Guggenheim’s sweeping new exhibition of contemporary Chinese art, Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, has provoked outrage in some quarters, but what it proves is that the divide between East and West comes down to a question of how to face a bold new era..." Read the article on Christie's website.

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