Visual Arts

Faculty member receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guggenheim

Visual Arts faculty member Martha Rosler, who has used video, photography, installation, performance and other media to produce works that are often deeply political, has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guggenheim. Read more about it here.

Diane Neumaier: To Russia with love

We all have that place we call home – not necessarily the place we were born, but the place that makes us feel found and known.

For Diane Neumaier, that place is Russia. She first visited the country, then the Soviet Union, in 1991. Neumaier, a photographer and the current chair of the Visual Arts Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts, spent most of the 1990s traveling back and forth between Russia and the United States.

Renaissance woman: Visual Arts student sings, acts, writes

You heard it here first: Francesca Fiore will never be a starving artist.

Award-winning Visual Arts alum Christopher Benincasa reports on the arts for NJN

When it comes to New Jersey, Christopher Benincasa has seen just about everything.Christopher Benincasa

As an award-winning associate producer of NJN Public Television’s State of the Arts series, Benincasa crisscrosses the state, telling unusual or affecting stories about creative people and places in the New Jersey area.

"You Are Here/I Am" on display through Dec. 11 in Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square

First-year MFA students show new work in an exhibit running through Saturday, Dec. 11, at Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square, 33 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick. Admission is free. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Call 732-932-2222, ext. 798, for more information.
 

Visual Arts Chair Diane Neumaier part of "Water" show at Zimmerli

Photography highlighted in multimedia exhibit

Visual Arts chair and photographer Diane Neumaier has work on display at the Zimmerli's mega-exhibit "Water," on view through 1/2. The show also includes works by Daumier, Gauguin, Bierstadt, and Steichen. 732-932-7237 for more info.

Visual Arts alum Matthew Day Jackson has two concurrent solo shows in NYC

Visual Arts alum Matthew Day Jackson fabricates his own disappearance in his pair of solo shows going on through 11/13 at Peter Blum SoHo and Peter Blum Chelsea. He also turns out a mock TV show eerily similar to Leonard Nimoy's old "In Search Of." Take a look at this HuffPo feature on Jackson.

Drawing on cancer: Graphic designer uses art to reflect on the fight of his life

Michael Gage Costa slides a sword from the scabbard and makes a clean cut through the creature hovering above his bed.Michael Gage Costa

He pulls on a Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG wristband, draws a gun and fires.