Taking Inspiration from a Student’s Life and Art

Gerald Pryor‘s recent exhibition, Body Prints:  In Remembrance of Michael Rolando Richards, takes its inspiration from the art of alumnus Michael Richards (MA ’91). Richards, who died in the Twin Towers, received his master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s studio art program, and was the subject of many exhibitions before his untimely death. Pryor’s work follows in […]

Behind the Scenes at the Met’s Costume Institute: A Portrait of Nine NYU Alumnae

Photographs by Simons Finnerty “This is the one I’m gonna steal—or save if there’s a fire,” Jessica Glasscock jokes of the French silk dress pulled from the massive collection of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She’s one of the nine alumnae working behind the scenes at the institute whom we asked to […]

Four Steinhardt Students Win Fulbright Grants

Four Steinhardt Students are among twenty-one New York University students and recent alumni who have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19. Under this U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs program, recipients teach or conduct research abroad during the upcoming academic year. This year’s NYU Steinhardt Fulbright awardees are: Undergraduate Recipients […]

New Research Models How Artists Can Benefit from Retaining Equity in Work

What would happen if the artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg had retained 10 percent equity in the artwork sold in the start-up phase of their careers? This question is the focus of a new study from Amy Whitaker, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development in partnership with Roman Kräussl, University of […]

Two NYU Steinhardt Alumnae Win Grammy Awards

Two alumnae from NYU Steinhardt were among the honorees at the 60th Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Darcy Proper (BMUS, ’90) received an award for Best Surround Sound Album for her work as sound mastering engineer on Early Americans. Proper’s is a four-time Grammy winner; she has earned a total of ten nominations in her career.  […]

On View at 80WSE Gallery: The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, & Brows, January 13th – February 2nd, 2018

NYU Steinhardt’s Costume Studies MA Program will present an exhibition of historical and contemporary beauty products entitled The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, & Brows, on view at 80WSE Gallery from January 13 through February 2, 2018.  Exhibition Overview This exhibition surveys the American products, advertisements, and icons that have contributed to cosmetic […]

80WSE Explores Nicaragua’s Artistic Utopia: Solentiname

In 1965, a spiritual, political, and artistic movement emerged on an archipelago in the south of Nicaragua: Solentiname. This community was established by leading poet and priest committed to social change, Ernesto Cardenal, and is the focus of a new exhibition opening December 1 at NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery. ‘The Dream of Solentiname’ will look […]