E-mail This Page

Looking at Contemporary Art
Through Eyes Trained on the Past

June 27-July 2, 2011

This workshop addressed the phenomenon of writers who have been known for their work on historically-distant periods who turned their attention to contemporary art. They discussed what this new combination meant for them and how it affects their writing on both old and recent art.

Participants included:

Dr. M.G. (Mieke) Bal, ASCA/University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Annie Claustres, Université Lyon II-Louis Lumière Département d'histoire de l'art et d'archéologie, France
Hervé Coste de Champeron, Fondation Hartung Bergman, Antibes, France
Hubert Damisch and Teri Wehn Damisch, Paris, France
Xavier Douroux, Le Consortium/Les presses du réel, Dijon, France
Aruna D'Souza, The Clark
Patricia Falguières, EHESS, Paris, France
Marianne Gaillard
Daniela Gallo, Université Pierre Mendès France Grenoble 2, France
François Hers, Fondation Hartung Bergman, Antibes, France
Michael Ann Holly, The Clark
Keith Moxey, Barnard College
Alexander Nagel, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Philippe Sénéchal, Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA), Paris, France
Anne Wagner, London, UK

Please click here for further reading.