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Professor David Getsy has been highlighted by the New York Times for his curation of the show Rubbish and Dreams: The Genderqueer Performance Art of Stephen Varble at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in Manhattan.

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SAIC's Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History David Getsy recieved a senior fellowship from the Dedalus Foundation for his project Queer Behavior: Scott Burton’s Postminimalism and Performance in the 1970s.

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Octavia Butler's book Parable of the Sower is the inspiration behind Take Root Among the Stars: The Legacy of Octavia Butler, Surviving the 21st Century and Beyond the professional practices course taught by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem (MFA 2004). 

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SAIC Professor Romi Crawford was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize. 

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"How to Be an Artist" by art critic and SAIC alum Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008) is the cover story of the latest issue of New York magazine. 

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Mary Jane Jacob, professor in the Department of Sculpture and director of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice at SAIC has released a new book

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SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Professor Anne Wilson and alum Shannon Stratton (MFA 2003, MA 2008) were recently featured in an Artsy article on the line between art and furniture. 

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Pauline Simon (American, 1898-1976), Untitled. 1968. A portrait of a woman with a book. Collection of Karl Wirsum and Lorri Gunn. | "Sixty Inches From Center"

Lisa Stone, SAIC senior lecturer in the Art History, Theory, and Criticism department was menti

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Artsy has featured an SAIC online course in the article “10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online.” MOOCs (massive open online courses

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New Media Futures book

The recently released book New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts was coedited by SAIC alum Ellen Sandor and includes contributions by SAIC faculty members.

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A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Fr

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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