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January 3, 2017

Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body

M.A. Fashion Studies Director Francesca Granata has a book forthcoming by IB Tauris as part of their Dress Cultures series in January 2017. Experimental Fashion:…

December 17, 2016

Catherine Smith, MA FS ‘16, Featured in Harper’s Bazaar

MA Fashion Studies class of 2016 alumna Catherine Smith was recently featured in a Harper’s Bazaar magazine, in an extensive article spotlighting her digital creation Plan de…

December 16, 2016

Laura Auricchio Pens Catalogue Cover Story for Grolier Club Exhibit “‘A True Friend of the Cause:’ Lafayette and the Anti-Slavery Movement”

Laura Auricchio, Professor of Art History at Parsons School of Design, penned an essay titled “Lafayette at Yorktown (1782): Transformations and Interpretations” for the exhibition…

December 6, 2016

MA HDCS/Parsons ADHT co-hosts Symposium with The Modern Interiors Research Centre

On November 18th, 2016, the MA program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies/Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory joined forces…

November 23, 2016

ADHT Professor Brad Collins to present at Seventh Triennial Symposium on Psychoanalysis and the Arts

ADHT Associate Professor Brad Collins will be presenting a paper at the Seventh Triennial Symposium on Psychoanalysis and the Arts, to be held in Florence,…

November 14, 2016

The Deep “Why” of the 2016 Election Tragedy

The below piece was written by Susan Yelavich, Director of the MA Design Studies program, in response to last week’s historical U.S. presidential election outcome. By…

October 31, 2016

Announcing PLOT(S) Online

ADHT is proud to announce Parsons MA Design Studies online journal PLOT(S) is live!  Check it out at:  http://adht.parsons.edu/designstudies/plots PLOT(S) has contributions from an international…

October 21, 2016

MA DS Alum Contribute to Metropolis Magazine

Read all about it! MA Design Studies alumni Dora Vanette (’14), Estefania Acosta de La Peña (’16) and Misha Volf (’16) published articles in the latest issue…

October 18, 2016

MA FS Director Francesca Granata Publishes Essay “Mikhail Bakhtin: Fashioning the Grotesque Body”

Francesca Granata, Director of the MA Fashion Studies and Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design History and Theory published an essay in Thinking…

October 12, 2016

Announcing Parsons Alumni Exhibition: Loop, Oct 15-31

Loop, Parsons’ sixth alumni exhibition, is an immersive, interactive experience highlighting cross-disciplinary, collaborative work across media. On view in the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries and Parsons’ new Making…

October 7, 2016

Faculty Book Release: Prof. David Brody Exposes the Ways Hotels Work—or don’t work— for Housekeepers

In David Brody’s latest book we witness the incredible amount of hard physical work that is involved in cleaning and preparing a room, how spaces,…

September 26, 2016

Tribeca Art Night: Thursday, September 29

Support Parsons HISTORY of DESIGN and CURATORIAL STUDIES Alum and check out Tribeca Art Night this Thursday! Email rsvp@arsy.net to reserve your spot. From Sapar Contemporary,…

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