The Art Academy outside Europe

The Art Academy outside Europe


September 13, 2019

9:00 AM-5:00 PM


Scholarly Program

General Admission
0.00 per

225 South St
Williamstown, MA 01267

This public symposium will undertake a collective and comparative study of the art academy outside Europe and the United States as a way of defamiliarizing art and its associated practices in a global context. Speakers will examine case studies of institutions in Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, Japan, China, Colombia, Iran, and elsewhere.

Ray Hernandez-Duran, University of New Mexico
Sonal Khullar, University of Washington
Yukio Lippit, Harvard University
Claudia Mattos Avolese, University of Campinas
Paul Niell, Florida State University
Juliane Noth, Heidelberg University/Hamburg University
Wei Ren, Dickinson College
David Roxburgh, Harvard University
Deniz Turker, Pembroke College, Cambridge
Kirsten Scheid, American University of Beirut
Patricia Zalamea, University of Los Andes

This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration requested.

This program is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 

Image: Kuroda Seiki (Japanese, 1866–1924), Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment, 1897–1900. Oil on canvas, 70 4/5 x 39 1/5 in. (180 x 99.8 cm). Kuroda Memorial Hall, National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan