• 3.10.11

    John Ashbery and Paolo Javier Readings in Contemporary Poetry at Dia:Chelsea   Thursday, March 10, 2011, 6:30pm 535 West 22nd St. New York City $6 general admission; $3 Dia members, students, and seniors Tickets are available at the lecture only. Reservations recommended. http://www.diacenter.org/events/main/371

  • 3.11.11

    Poetry Lab at Cabinet: “William Carlos Williams: Anatomy of a Poem” Date: Friday, 11 March 2011, 7–9 pm Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here) FREE. No RSVP necessary Organized by D. Graham Burnett & Jeff Dolven Does a poem have parts? Organs? Systems? How do they fit together? And can they be teased apart? On Friday,…

  • Closing 3.12.11: By Chance, A Video Show

    The IFA’s own Jason Varone has work in an exhibition curated by Peter Campus at NYU’s 80WSE galleries. The galleries are at 80 Washington Sq. East, between West 4th Street and Washington Place. Take a look before the show closes on March 12! The online catalogue for By Chance, A Video Show includes essays by Kathleen MacQueen, John Hanhardt and…

  • On the Horizon: Asian Contemporary Art Week

    ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK is coming up in New York!  The title of the program is a bit of a misnomer, as the event spans from March 21 through March 31, 2011.  Engaging both galleries and museums in the New York area, the ACAW features a broad range of public programs, including artist talks, gallery openings and receptions, lectures, performances…

  • Armory Show Focus: Latin America

    This year’s Armory Show includes a special selection of Latin American exhibitors! Take a look at the current line-up of Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian, and Venezuelan gallery booths at Piers 92 and 94, open through Sunday, March 6. Please stay tuned for Rae Kaplan‘s account of the Armory Show 2011 focus on Latin America!

  • Welcome!

    Hello everyone! Welcome to the brand new website for the IFA’s Contemporary Art Consortium. We are so excited about this new publication, and we invite you to peruse, comment on, and contribute to the site. We’d like to send a huge thank you to the student writers who’ve contributed to the inaugural edition of the IFA-CAC blog. Please check out…

  • Esteban Vicente’s Collages: On Display and In Discussion

    The collage works of Esteban Vicente, the only Spanish-born member of New York’s Abstract Expressionists, take center stage at a current exhibition at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and were the focus of an accompanying talk by Daniel Haxall held last week at the Institute of Fine Arts. Teaching at NYU and the New York Studio School, among other colleges and…

  • Christian Marclay’s The Clock

    “Somehow this suggests that the cinema offers an illusive or temporary escape from physical dissolution. The false immortality of the film gives the viewer an illusion of control over eternity – but ‘the superstars’ are fading.” – Robert Smithson After having debuted last fall at White Cube in London to a torrent of critical acclaim and popular fanfare, Christian Marclay’s…

  • I <3 NY Museums

    For those of you without a student membership in the AAM…Kyle Chayka at Hyperallergic just noted a great online chart of major NYC museums by Dan Nguyen, with a special focus on the hours that entry to these museums is free and/or for a suggested donation!

  • 3.3.11

    Transparency in the market: can we have more of it… Art Industry Summit, Presented by The Art Newspaper in association with ADAA Thursday, March 3, 5:30 pm The Park Avenue Armory, New York Transparency is a topic of much debate and controversy within the art world. Transparency is seen as healthy but is this always the case? Would more transparency…