SVA Appoints David Levi Strauss As New Chair Of MFA Art Criticism
School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York City, has appointed David Levi Strauss as chair of the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department. A writer and critic whose essays and reviews appear regularly in Artforum and Aperture, Strauss has been widely praised for work of intellectual daring, rigor and clarity, particularly on the subject of photography. He comes to SVA from Bard College, where he was on the faculty since 2001.
"SVA is exceedingly fortunate to have David joining the College as chair of the MFA Art Criticism and Writing program. I have every confidence he will build upon the program's early successes and will help the program realize its fullest potential," said SVA Provost Dr. Christopher Cyphers.