Brooklyn-based collective The Bruce High Quality Foundation has recently reopened its free-art-education initiative, the Bruce High Quality Foundation University (BHQFU). Located at 34 Avenue A in Manhattan's East Village, the artist-run school is tuition-free and features courses such as "Advanced Drawing," "What is Important?" and "You Watching Me Googling You." [Click here for course listing.] The BHQF members described the school to A.i.A. via email as a place where "artists work together to manifest creative, productive, resistant, useless, and demanding interactions between art and the world."
Currently on view in the group show "Redux" at New York's Cristin Tierney Gallery (through Feb. 4) are two works by Joe Fig, both related to his 200