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MAR 10, 2011: 9:00 AM
What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? This conference aimed to tackle key questions around the museum as an institutional entity and contemporary art as an art historical category. Read more
MAR 9, 2012: 9:30 AM
A conference, Deadly Serious Art: Strategies of Humor as Critique, sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Art History.
NOV 30, 2012: 12:00 AM
The Status of Sound: Writing Histories of Sonic Art was an interdisciplinary conference held at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, on November 30th, 2012. Read more
APR 9, 2013: 6:30 PM
This panel invites media scholars, curators, and artists to discuss how this endless stream of degraded, pixelated images, videos, and films has significantly altered the way we experience and understand our contemporary politicized world. Read more
NOV 12, 2013: 6:00 PM
Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art is a traveling exhibition curated by Distinguished Professor Gail Levin with the assistance of her art history doctoral students Read more
FEB 21, 2014: 9:30 AM
Join us in welcoming Prof. Siona Wilson's latest exhibition at the James Gallery, "Sexing Sound: Music Cultures, Audio Practices, and Contemporary Art" with a full-day symposium, performance and reception. Read more
APR 7, 2014: 12:00 PM
This conference seeks to sketch a typology of authorial roles in contemporary exhibition practice by assembling a range of perspectives-artists, curators, art historians, and emerging scholars-for a day-long conversation. Read more
SEP 5, 2014: 2:00 PM
Join us to celebrate two decades of scholarship on Latin American Art at the Graduate Center with this conference on Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Art in honor of Art History Professor Eloise Quiñones Keber. Read more