Fusionism is expansive, inclusive. There are no limits to the combinations, of disciplines and techniques one can invent. Fusionism integrates and liberates; it creates dialogue and community.
A bona fide politician actually put down his fork mid-air to listen to me. Not one minute was spent on fundraising or self-promotion. Nope. Instead, Adolfo Carrion, running on the Independent Party ticket, concentrated on us -- all young independent artists struggling to survive in New York City.
A college education continues to be more of a necessity for the job market today, yet at the same time it seems to grow more unattainable for students from lesser financial backgrounds.
In my 25 years of working I've only really seen one kind of business: the high-risk and entrepreneurial kind. Being an entrepreneur is everybody's business, no matter whether you are on the bottom of the totem pole or at the top of heap.
Escorted by a group of seemingly MI6 trained nuns, Dr. George Lombardi flew to Calcutta to save a Nobel Laureate’s life. In the auditorium ...
About two weeks ago, Cooper Union announced its plans to start charging tuition for some of its graduate students. Is this really a big deal in the college world? No and yes.
This is a lovely, pre-holiday tale that could have captured the imagination of Charles Dickens. It is the story of a little, independent, different kind of bookshop that has served an artist and working-class community for 34 years.
Saving nearly a century and a half of family memorabilia is a remarkable feat. "I'm a keeper," 86-year-old Bea Frish says.
This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultura...
As sentimental as it sounds, the BHQF's most valuable offering is a community that admits, unabashedly, its love for art, and recommits itself to art daily despite all of the competition.
If the AICA critics failed to recognize exhibitions that illuminated human consciousness as the catalyst to the creation of art, it is because narrative is not an acceptable approach to curation.
There is definitely an argument for working in close proximity to other artists -- that's why they invented art colonies. The Lou Beaches demonstrate that the family that glues together sticks together.
On September 30, 2010, at The Great Hall of Cooper Union in New York City, Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, and Claus Biegert, co-founder of the N...
President Barack Obama identified five major problems on Wall Street in his speech at Cooper Union today. Unfortunately, the solutions he has proposed...
The revolving door between government regulators and the high-paying banks they supposedly regulate remains as fluid as ever. None of what Obama said today matters while our cops still work for the crooks.
Washington has tied itself in knots trying to find a way to thwart "too big to fail" without cutting megabanks down to size. It can't be done. When something is too big, the solution is to make it smaller.