Featured Articles on Members of the League Community
The artistic vision of former League student Romare Bearden (1911-88) is sythesized via a collection of fourteen essays in the book Romare Bearden, American Modernist. Bearden, who was a student of League instructor George Grosz, is best known for his politically and socially charged collages. The exhibit, 'Romare Bearden Collage: A Centennial Celebration,' runs through May 21 at the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 24 West 57th Street.
"New York New Work" Brian Crawford Young Art Blog – December 6, 2010
Scottish painter Brian Crawford Young writes about his experience in the Vytlacil Artist-in-Residence Program.
NEA Sets $10,000 Grant for Vytlacil Campus Artist in Residence Program
This is the first NEA grant for "Vyt AIR," which was one of 25 programs supported in the NEA's Artist Community category.
"The Hotel As Art Gallery" The New York Times – August 29, 2010
In an effort to build an identity, hotels like the James in SoHo are hiring curators to select original artworks to adorn their walls.
"What To Expect at Vyt" Matthew G. Beall Art Blog – July 18, 2010
Resident artist Matthew G. Beall blog's about his time in the Vyt AIR Program.
"Art Studios as Big as All Outdoors" The New York Times – June 17, 2010
It is the busy season for plein-air painters in Central Park, where the artists can find both inspiration and companionship.
"Kickin' It Tunisian Style--Collaborative Painting with David Black" Paula Billups Art – February 21, 2010
Blog entry about Tunisian collaborative painting workshop at the Lyme Academy in Connecticut with guest, Director Ira Goldberg.
"Latin American Artists in New York: El Museo Del Barrio" The Huffington Post – February 12, 2010
Monroe Price discusses the origin of Latin American artists and their roots in New York City.
"At Pearl Paint, Rumors Flow as Stores Close" The New York Times – February 5, 2010
Manhattan's Pearl Paint, founded in the Great Depression, will not survive the Great Recession unscathed.
New York Times Obituaries of League Alumni and Instructors
Anita Steckel, Painter instructor, March 2012
Peter Falk, Actor alumnus & life member, July 2011
George Tooker, Painter alumnus, April 2011
Stephen Pace, Painter alumnus, October 2010
John Schoenherr, Illustrator alumnus, April 2010
Louis Bourgeois, Sculptor alumnus, June 2010
Thomas S. Buechner, Director Brooklyn Museum alumnus, June 2010
Nicolas Carone, Painter alumnus, July 2010