Category Archives: Misc

Graduate School

Notes from Business of Art Class Presentation

Some Useful Links for Applying to  and researching Graduate Schools

CAA (College Art Association) Directories of Graduate Programs in the Arts
We have a copy in the Department Library

Art & Education Newsletter – subscribe
Art&Education is a collaboration between e-flux and Artforum.

Interfolio > request, store, manage and deliver your confidential recommendation letters, transcripts, or any other documents online


Video Vortex – DOWNLOAD THIS

Video Vortex Reader II  Moving Images Beyond Youtube (2011)
About the book: Video Vortex Reader II is the Institute of Network Cultures’ second collection of texts that critically explore the rapidly changing landscape of online video and its use. With the success of YouTube (’2 billion views per day’) and the rise of other online video sharing platforms, the moving image has become expansively more popular on the Web, significantly contributing to the culture and ecology of the internet and our everyday lives. In response, the Video Vortex project continues to examine critical issues that are emerging around the production and distribution of online video content.
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First Reader:
Video Vortex Reader Responses To Youtube (2007)
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NYPL resources or Why you should get a NY Public Library card

Freegal Music | The New York Public Library: FREE downloads of Sony Music

Freegal is downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their barcode and pin number. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods.”

The Picture Collection: An unparalleled visual resource for creative people in any medium, the Picture Collection contains original prints, photographs, posters, postcards and illustrations from books, magazines and newspapers, classified into 12,000 subject headings. Users may borrow up to 60 pictures at a time on any subject with a library card.Color and black & white copiers are available as well.

The Picture Collection is located at Mid-Manhattan Library, 3rd floor, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street. Check Hours

History of the Collection

The Picture Collection is also Digital
New Picture collection images are being entered in The NYPL Digital Collection which contains all the NYPL image holdings.

Mediawork Pamphlet Series

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Mediawork Pamphlets explore art, literature, design, music, and architecture in the context of emergent technologies and rapid economic and social change. Mediawork Pamphlets are “‘zines for grown-ups,” commingling word and image, enabling text to thrive in an increasingly visual culture. But the aims of the series extend beyond creating theoretical fetish objects. more