The School of Visual Arts will begin accepting applications for a new curatorial studies program starting in September. The first class will graduate in 2016. The chair of the program will be Steven Henry Madoff, a former executive editor at ARTnews and the author of Pop Art: A Critical History and, more recently Art School (Propositions for the 21st Century). He has also taught at SVA’s MFA program in art practice since 2011.
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Among the instructors will be Matthew Higgs, director of New York’s White Columns; independent curator Hou Hanru; Claire Gilman, curator at New York’s Drawing Center; and Charles Renfro, a partner at the architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
An advisory council includes museum directors such as Thelma Golden (Studio Museum in Harlem), Suzanne Landau (Tel Aviv Museum of Art) and Olga Viso (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis) as well as critics, artists and dealers.