Symposium

Symposium<br>Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction *New Location*
Mar 13, 2020 | 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Until the late 1960s, 20th-century art from North Africa and the Middle East was greatly understudied. Yet by the turn of the millennium, scholars were actively engaged in creating a global art history. Among questions to be considered are: Why did modern artists from these regions choose to create nonfigurative works? How can we approach Arab abstraction without falling back on borrowed methodologies?

Symposium<br>Ovid and Art
Apr 04, 2019 | 01:00 pm - 07:30 pm

This daylong symposium organized by Matthew S. Santirocco, Professor of Classics and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies (NYU), features keynote talks by Alessandro Barchiesi (NYU), and Bettina Bergmann (Mount Holyoke). Speakers also include Dennis Geronimus, Pepe Karmel, and Louise Rice (all NYU), and Katharina Volk (Columbia), among others.

Symposium<br/>Super/Natural: Excess, Ecologies, and Art in the Americas
Apr 20, 2018 | 10:00 am - 08:00 pm

Day 1 Thursday, April 19, 2:00–8:00 pm Martin E. Segal Theatre, Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue Live-streaming here: http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/livestreams/page1/ Day 2 Friday, April 20, 10:00 am–8:00 pm The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, 1 East 78th Street Live-streaming here: http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/events/livestream.htm In this two-day symposium, emerging scholars of Latin American visual culture will examine the complex […]

Symposium<br/>Super/Natural: Excess, Ecologies, and Art in the Americas
Apr 19, 2018 | 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Day 1 Thursday, April 19, 2:00–8:00 pm Martin E. Segal Theatre, Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue Live-streaming here: http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/livestreams/page1/ Day 2 Friday, April 20, 10:00 am–8:00 pm The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, 1 East 78th Street Live-streaming here: http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/events/livestream.htm In this two-day symposium, emerging scholars of Latin American visual culture will examine the complex […]

Oct 30, 2015 | 11:30 am - 01:00 pm

Silver Center, Room 208 100 Washington Square East (enter at 31/33 Washington Place) 3:15–4:15 pm: Session 1: New Ways of Seeing: Art, Photography, and Literature With speakers Brett de Bary, professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Cornell University; Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; […]

Oct 30, 2015 | 11:30 am - 06:30 pm

Focusing on their interdisciplinary research into a wide range of art practices in Japan from 1968 to 1979, speakers in this symposium will discuss their experiments and methodologies in positioning their work from a global perspective. They will examine the emergence of new approaches to the arts during this period—often referred to as “contemporary” or […]

Mar 26, 2015 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Symposium Art, Social Change, and the Urban Sphere Thursday, March 26, 6:00 pm Art Department, City College of New York Compton Goethals, Room 249 West 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (A, C, B, or D train to 145th St., or 1 train to 137th St.) Held in conjunction with The Left Front, this symposium will […]