Please be advised that, due to weather conditions, The Cooper Union will close today, Monday, at 1 p.m., and will remain closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday. Classes beginning before 1 p.m. today should be dismissed at 1 p.m. Classes starting at 1 p.m. or later are canceled. Administrative offices will close at 1 p.m. today and be closed tomorrow. Staff in security, housing, and buildings and grounds should confirm schedules with their supervisors. A decision about Wednesday's schedule will be posted by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Please watch email or see this website for updates. The add/drop period will be extended through the end of day on Tuesday February 3rd.
Glenn Goldberg was born in the Bronx, studied at the New York Studio School and received a MFA from Queens College. He was named the 1996 Heilman Artist and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Goldberg creates luminous works made of delicate brushstrokes and flecks of color. His intricate designs seem to float off the surfaces and recall outsider art, Tantric drawings and stained glass. A recent series of paintings, each titled Wish, feature flowers with kaleidoscopic geometries of petals on subtly grayed backgrounds sprinkled with black dots. Goldberg's paintings refer to anti-authoritarian attitudes of the 1970s that brought political and aesthetic movements such as feminist art and pattern painting to the forefront. He states that his paintings "attempt to facilitate the inexplicable." Represented by Knoedler Gallery in New York, Goldberg's work receives international recognition. He has had solo shows at Willard Gallery in New York, Greenberg Gallery in St. Louis, Barbara Krakow Gallery in Boston and Galerie Albrecht in Munich. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Castelli, Harvard University and Jeffrey Hoffeld Gallery. Goldberg's work is held in numerous collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Academy of Arts and Letters, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.