by Samuel Feldblum
SEPT 2015 | Field Notes
On a frigid, gray day in November 2014, Professor Mark Crispin Miller of NYU spoke through a megaphone to a crowd of stamping, mitten-clad graduate students. “Everything that’s wrong with higher education,” he chargedprofiteering, increasing reliance on graduate students and adjunct labor for teaching, ballooning costs“NYU is the avant-garde!”
by Jessica Holmes
DEC 16-JAN 17 | Critics Page
Writing in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. presidential election, the craft of criticism feels more urgent than ever, a skill to continually hone at all costs. When I was first asked the question, “What is criticism?” upon entering the Art Writing MFA program at the School of Visual Arts five years ago, I’d suggested that good criticism, in the context of considering art, is a civility.