Fine and Performing Arts

Salem State University, facing criticism from minority students, shutters art exhibit on election

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Salem State invited artists to create works inspired by election. Several paintings, created by critics of Trump, were intended to draw attention to oppression. But minority students were offended -- and university shuttered exhibit.

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Professor of art history receives handwritten apology from President Obama

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President sends handwritten note affirming his respect for art history, and expressing regret over a recent quip about the discipline.

Obama becomes latest politician to criticize a liberal arts discipline

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President joins the ranks of politicians who suggest liberal arts disciplines don't lead to jobs.

Experts Say Academics Are Timid About Fair Use Laws

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A new report from the College Art Association says that artists and art historians have real and perceived concerns about fair use laws. Experts say other kinds of academics do, too.

Monsters University explores the value of diversity in college settings

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"Monsters University," more than being a comment on higher education, is a film about the limits of hard work and the value of diversity. It’s also “Revenge of the Nerds” with brighter colors and more limbs.

Salem State reopens exhibit closed due to criticism of art about KKK, with drapes around the piece

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Salem State reopens exhibit that was shuttered based on student criticisms but places most controversial piece behind drapes. Maryland Institute College of Art involves students in displaying piece on the KKK.

Art School Critique 2.0

Date: 
Fri, 11/18/2016 to Sat, 11/19/2016

Location

525 West 120th Street
New York , New York 10027
United States

Professor, music

Date Announced: 
Thu, 09/01/2016

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