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Clark Conferences

Clark Conferences provide an international forum for the discussion of issues raised by the study, presentation, and exploration of art.

 

 

 

Past Clark Conferences (and the published volumes that have followed):

Art History Without BordersIn the Wake of the “Global Turn”: Propositions for an Exploded Art History Without Borders 
November 4 - 5, 2011

This Clark conference on art history in the wake of the “global turn” takes up, and yet departs from, decades of the critique of Eurocentric priorities and presumptions of the discipline of art history.

 

View more informationFictions of Art History 
October 29 - 30, 2010

"Fictions of Art History" celebrated ten years of Clark Conferences by addressing the complex relationship between art history and fiction, a relationship that was investigated in art historians’ need to tell stories, their viewing practices, their rhetoric, their writing, and in the interest of art historical work beyond the academy.


View more informationArt History and Diaspora: Genealogies, Theories, Practices
April 25 - 26, 2008
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View more informationWhat Is Research in the Visual Arts?: Obsession, Archive, Encounter
April 27 - 28, 2007
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View more informationAsian Art History in the Twenty-First Century
April 27 - 29, 2006
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View more informationArchitecture Between Spectacle and Use
April 29 - 30, 2005
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View more informationThe Lure of the Object
April 30 - May 1, 2004
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View more informationAnthropologies of Art
April 25 - 26, 2003
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View more informationThe Art Historian: National Traditions and Institutional Practices
May 3 - 4, 2002
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View more informationArt History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies
May 4 - 5, 2001
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View more informationCompression vs. Expression: Containing and Explaining the World's Art
April 6 - 8, 2000
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View more informationThe Two Art Histories: The Museum and the University
April 9 -10, 1999
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