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The Hubble gave us images like the Pillars of Creation, which depicts vast, star-generating columns interstellar gas some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth.  Visual: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team

A recent article in Time Magazine discusses the significant connection between astronomy and art and mentions the work of SAIC alum Isaac Facio (BFA 2001, MFA 2017) and Benedikt Diemer, a cosmologist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

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Nicholas Cueva "Head Injury" (2018)

Nicholas Cueva (Post-Bac 2009, MFA 2011) examines surfing through an experiential lens in the exhibition Sex Wax, which was recently reviewed in 

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Virtual Still Life 6-Return to Russia

The first solo museum show in New York devoted to the work of Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) debuted at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).

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Ghost Rider and Helstrom are coming to Hulu. Courtesy of Marvel

SAIC alum Felipe Smith (BFA 2000) is the creator of Marvel character Ghost Rider, who is also known as Robbie Reyes.

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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Biennial 2019 opens this week on May 17 and runs through September 22.

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Photo: Joan Mitchell, ca. 1946. Photography by Barney Rosseti, Joan Mitchell Foundation Archives. © Joan Mitchell Foundation

The abstract expressionist painter Joan Mitchell (BFA 1947) was known for her large-scale works, achieving the same level of acclaim as her male contemporari

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Image of Delano Dunn

Delano Dunn, post-graduate teaching fellow in the Departments of Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices, was included in the New York Times spring gallery guide article "Four Artists to Watch Now."

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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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"Pizza Parade" Courtesy of the artist

Artist, alum, and Lecturer Alberto Aguilar (BFA 1997, MFA 2001, Contemporary Practices) frequently merges the domestic space with the artistic.

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Thorsten Trimpop portrait

Assistant Professor Thorsten Trimpop (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) was named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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The Shed. Photo by Iwan Baan

Maryam Hoseini (SAIC 2014–16), Analisa Teachworth (BFA 2008), and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are slated for exhibits in the first year of New York's new art center, The Shed's opening.

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Zhang Zipiao (BFA 2015), "Chocolate," 2018, oil on canvas,145 × 175 cm

Zipiao Zhang (BFA 2015) was included on

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