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Art, life and politics

American printmaking from the 1960s to today

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Publié le vendredi 01 juin 2018 par Céline Guilleux

Résumé

The Terra Foundation is honored to collaborate with the Fondation Custodia and the British Museum on the exhibition The American Dream: Pop to the Present. Prints from the British Museum, a presentation of modern and contemporary American prints from the British Museum collection. To mark the opening of The American Dream, join us for “Art, Life and Politics: American Printmaking from the 1960s to Today” a two-day international conference organized in conjunction with the exhibit. Speakers will look at the ways printmaking has engaged with and often challenged American society and politics from the 1960s to today.

Annonce

Presentation

The Terra Foundation is honored to collaborate with the Fondation Custodia and the British Museum on the exhibition The American Dream: Pop to the Present. Prints from the British Museum, a presentation of modern and contemporary American prints from the British Museum collection. To mark the opening of The American Dream, join us for “Art, Life and Politics: American Printmaking from the 1960s to Today” a two-day international conference organized in conjunction with the exhibit. Speakers will look at the ways printmaking has engaged with and often challenged American society and politics from the 1960s to today. The conference is free and will be held in English.

Registration

Please RSVP by June 1 to: information@terraamericanart.eu

Programme

Monday, June 4, 2018

  • 6:00 pm* A Conversation: Jim Dine and Ruth Fine Independent Curator & Curator Emeritus, Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art

*By separate invitation only

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

  • 10:00 am The Making of The American Dream at the British Museum, Stephen Coppel, Curator, Modern Prints and Drawings, British Museum Working Collectively

Moderator: Katherine Bourguignon, Curator, Terra Foundation for American Art

  • 10:30 am Printmaking as a Medium and a Work Procedure in the 1960s and 1970s: Was the Collaborative Nature of Printmaking More Self-Evident to New Art Practices of That Time? Laurence Schmidlin, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne

11:15 am Coffee break

  • 11:30 am The Bugs in the Chocolate: American Prints and Printing at the 1970 Venice Biennale, Susan Tallman, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago & Editor-in-Chief, Art in Print
  • 12:15 am License to Feel: Richard Serra’s Prints, Richard Shiff, Professor, The University of Texas at Austin & Director, Center for the Study of Modernism

1:00 pm Break

Getting the Message Across

Moderator: Catherine Daunt, Hamish Parker Curator of Modern and Contemporary Graphic Art, British Museum

  • 2:30 pm ‘A beautiful, incomplete idea’ (Around Jasper Johns’ Flags and Beyond) Hervé Vanel, Assistant Professor, Art History, The American University of Paris
  • 3:15 pm Printmaking in the Middle of Something: Bob Blackburn and African-American Printmaking during the Graphics Boom, Jacqueline Francis, Associate Professor and Chair, Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts

4:00 pm Coffee break

  • 4:15 pm Matter(s) of Fact, Elisabeth Lebovici, Independent Art Historian & Critic
  • 5:00 pm Discussion

Lieux

  • Terra Foundation for American Art - 121 rue de Lille
    Paris, France (75007)

Dates

  • lundi 04 juin 2018
  • mardi 05 juin 2018

Mots-clés

  • histoire de l'art, États-Unis, culture visuelle, art graphique, imprimé, estampe

Contacts

  • Rebecca Park
    courriel : information [at] terraamericanart [dot] eu

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Rebecca Park
    courriel : information [at] terraamericanart [dot] eu

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« Art, life and politics », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le vendredi 01 juin 2018, https://calenda.org/444039

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