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.
Dr. Bartelik was born in Olsztyn, Poland, and in 1985 moved to the United States, where he currently resides. He holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Columbia University and a PhD in Art History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has been teaching modern and contemporary art at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York since 1996. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Yale and MIT. Dr. Bartelik is a Graduate Critic-in-Residence at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He has lectured nationally and internationally at, among other places, MoMA in New York and the Boston Museum of Art in Boston (USA), the Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw (Poland), the Municipal Museum in The Hague (Holland), the Museo National de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires (Argentina), and the Pinacoteca in São Paulo (Brazil). He is a regular contributor to Artforum International, for which he wrote reviews from over twenty countries on five continents.
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.