Arts & Humanities

People Have the Power to Preserve Their Neighborhoods

In his new book, Professor Aaron Passell shows how community strategy and urban policy shaped Brooklyn and Baltimore.

An image of a gold coin, the Pulitzer Prize.
Pulitzer Prize Board Updates 2021 Drama Prize Eligibility

Due to COVID, the Pulitzer Prize Board has amended eligibility rules in the drama category for the 2021 Prize cycle.

Nancy Cohen: A woman works at a table in front of artworks on a wall.
Nancy Cohen with "13A" (left) and "Espiritu Santo," two drawings influenced by the pandemic. (Courtesy of Nancy Cohen)
Art Under Quarantine

School of the Arts alum Nancy Cohen’s new drawings capture the desolation and hope of the current moment.

A composite image of a guy in a recording studio wearing headphones, with photos of jazz greats.
Phil Schaap CC ’73 in the WKCR studio in 1991, with jazz greats.
Radio Days

Several Columbia College alumni reminisce about the early days of WKCR.


An image of a seated man wearing sunglasses against a black background.
Renee Cox, Beau McCall’s outtake from "The Signing," 2020, Archival pigment print, Courtesy of the artist.
Wallach Art Gallery Launches "Uptown Triennial 2020" Exhibition

The second iteration in the series presents the work of contemporary artists in dialogue with the Harlem Renaissance.

An image of an artwork with a girl's face, flowers, and letters.
"Tinkerbell," 2014, by Aliza Nisenbaum; oil on canvas; courtesy of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg.
School of the Arts Professor Aliza Nisenbaum Participates in a Show at Gracie Mansion

"Catalyst: Art and Social Justice," consisting of works by New York artists and activists since 1960, celebrates the power of art to spark change and spur progress.



An artistic photo image of a woman's face surrounded by what looks like water and silver wrapping paper.
Himali Singh Soin, stills from we are opposite like that (2019). Image courtesy of the artist.
"A Wildness Distant" opens online, organized by GSAPP's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

The program presents a selection of films by contemporary artists, accompanied by essays that offer fresh, critical readings of each work. 

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