2004/2005 AMERICAN VISUAL CULTURE SPEAKER SERIES
The American Visual Culture Speaker Series stimulates conversations about issues in American art, politics, architecture and mass media through free lectures by interdisciplinary scholars. The se
Thursday, October 28, 2004
Abigail Solomon-Godeau, professor of Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Representing the Unrepresentable: Strategies of Iconoclasm"
Reception with the speaker from 6 to 7 p.m., lecture at 7 p.m.,at The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
For more information, please call 314-535-0770 ext. 12.
Abigail Solomon-Godeau is professor of Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has made major contributions in the fields of nineteenth-century photography, visual art, feminist theory and critical theory. Professor Solomon-Godeau has published widely and her works include Photography at the Dock: Essays on Photographic History, Institutions and Practices (1991) and Male Trouble: A Crisis in Representation (1997). Two forthcoming publications deal with the politics of self-representation and the role of the female nude in French painting. Her talk is entitled “Representing the Unrepresentable: Strategies of Iconoclasm.”
Upcoming 2004/2005 AVC Lectures:
Receptions from 6 to 7 pm
Lectures at 7 pm
Thursday, January 20 (Please note venue change) at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
3750 Washington Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
Geoffrey Taylor: Fragments at the Center: Architectural Drawing, History, and Digital Modeling. Dr. Taylor is Research Associate at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Department of Drawings and Prints and Research Associate for the Vatican Topography Project at Harvard University's School of Design.
Thursday, February 24 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
Mary Flanagan: Contemporary Concerns in Software Art. Flanagan is a software artist and Associate Professor, Digital Art and Culture, at Hunter College.
Thursday, April 21 at The Sheldon Art Galleries
3648 Washington Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108 (lecture will be held in the Sheldon Ballroom, 4th floor)
Tim Wride: Picturing the Gods: Hollywood, Photography, and Masculinity. Wride is Curator of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The American Visual Culture stimulates conversations about issues in American art, politics, architecture and mass media through free lectures by interdisciplinary scholars. This series is a groundbreaking collaboration between the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the American Studies Department at Saint Louis University, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and The Sheldon Art Galleries.
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