The exhibition brings together the different perspectives and approaches of artists, product and fashion designers, as well as professionals in the catering field, on the concepts of service and serving.
The MFA Studios are on the seventh floor of Brooklyn’s Pfizer Building at 630 Flushing Avenue. Located only one mile from the Institute’s beautiful 25-acre Brooklyn campus, the newly renovated 33,000-square-foot space features individual artist studios, fabrication shops, project rooms, classrooms, a split-level critique space, and a computer lab. Surrounded by the vibrant art communities of Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Bushwick, the Pfizer location gives Pratt’s MFA students access to over 100 art galleries showcasing emerging and well-established artists.
The second edition of the Art Encounters biennial has taken on a mission to investigate the conditions of modern life in the context of these unstable ever-changing times. It gives center stage to the strategies which contemporary art offers to the public in order to address what we call “daily life”—a palimpsest of information, emotions, and actions participating in a discrete way to the dominant mechanics of the economic and social order.
The jury for the 2017 Sobey Art Award announced Ursula Johnson as the winner of Canada’s 50,000 CAD prestigious contemporary art prize. She is the fourteenth Canadian artist under 40 to win the distinguished annual award.
Pratt Institute’s MFA in Fine Arts program is accepting applications now for the fall 2018 semester. Pratt’s MFA program is ranked fifteenth nationally out of almost 300 graduate programs in fine arts by US News and World Reports, and it is housed on Pratt’s beautifully landscaped 25 acre campus in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Art Jameel, a not-for-profit organisation that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East, announced today the launch of a multi-year commissions programme. Starting with a 2018 sculpture commission, the programme spans a 3-year cycle anchored at the forthcoming Jameel Arts Centre, UAE. The 2018 commission focusses on sculpture, specifically works using light technologies; upcoming editions will consider research and lecture series (2019) and drawing and painting (2020). The new work awarded under the inaugural Art Jameel Commissions: Sculpture programme will be revealed at the Jameel Arts Centre on the Dubai Creek, at its grand opening in the winter of 2018.