Arts

Teachers College has long been regarded as a living laboratory for the theories of the Columbia philosophy professor and educational reformer John Dewey.

Eleanor Antin is a pioneer conceptual artist working in photography, film, performance, writing, drawing, painting and sculpting. The exhibition brings together “the selves” - the characters she has created and inhabited over the past thirty years. 

Over the course of five days in October, Brooklyn-based artist Rafael Vargas-Suarez transformed the lobby of Miller Theatre at Columbia University into an immersive artwork with a large-scale wall drawing.

A printmaking shop endowed by an artist best known for his sketches in Playboy and at sporting events like the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby has become an important fine art venue at Columbia.

Jeffrey Milarsky, distinguished musician, scholar, teacher and conductor, is the recipient of the 2013 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.

Brooklyn-based artist Rafael Vargas-Suarez paints a mural in the Miller Theatre lobby.

Arthur Danto (1924-2013) taught at Columbia for 40 years. A public philosopher in the realm of the arts, his last book, "What Art Is," was published in March by Yale University Press.

In two places where Arthur worked for many decades – Columbia’s Philosophy Department and the Journal of Philosophy – there had always been a general feeling among us that much as he loved and laboured here, he found us too confining. This was a source of pride rather than hurt.

When Farah Griffin asked her mother what she remembered about World War II, her response was, “All the handsome soldiers who drove the buses in Philadelphia.” Griffin, the William B.

The 1940s have always held a special allure for Farah Griffin, who grew up hearing “stories about the era that just made it very interesting to me, very glamorous and mysterious.”

Pages