Post-It: Reconsidering the Postmodern in Italian Art and Performance

14 February 2017 / 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Day 1: Monday February 13 (1:30pm – 6pm)
Day 2: Tuesday February 14 (10am – 6pm)

The Center for Italian Modern Art is pleased to announce the Study Day, Post-It: Reconsidering the Postmodern in Italian Art and Performance Since 1965, organized in connection with the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico – Giulio Paolini / Giulio Paolini – Giorgio de Chirico and held in the days leading up to the 105th meeting of the College Art Association. Co-sponsored by the Italian Art Society, this Study Day seeks to bring together scholars from various disciplines and approaches to consider the place of 20th-century Italian art in relation to postmodernism.

 


DAY ONE: Monday February 13 (1:30pm – 6pm)
Free admission; Reservations required

RESERVE DAY 1!


DAY TWO: Tuesday February 14 (10am – 6pm)
Reservations: $15, free for CIMA Members and Students.

Ticket includes lunch

RESERVE DAY 2!

 

 

FULL PROGRAM SCHEDULE:
Monday February 13

1:30-3:00
Viewing of the Giorgio de Chirico – Giulio Paolini Exhibition and Registration Welcome

 

3:00-3:30
Denis Viva
Adjunct Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of Trento; Adjunct Professor Museum Practices, University of Udine
Postmodern Ancestors: Giorgio De Chirico according to Renato Barilli

 

3:30-4:00
Anna Mecugni
Independent Curator and Scholar, New Orleans, LA

The Postmodern Question in Italy: de Chirico, Gruppo 63, and Ontani’s Tableaux, 1965-78

 

4:00-4:30
Maria Bremer
CIMA Fellow 2016-17
A Relational Self: Epigonism and Pathos in Vettor Pisani’s Performance: “L’Eroe da camera,” 1972

 

4:30-5:00
Coffee break

 

5:00-5:45
Keynote Speaker:  Lucia Re
Professor of Italian and Gender Studies, UCLA
Neo-Avant-Garde and Kitsch: The Gendering of Postmodern Art in Umberto Eco, Gillo Dorfles and Lucia Marcucci

 

5:45-6:15

Q&A Session

 

Tuesday, February 14

 

10:00-10:30
Registration and Welcome

 

10:30-11:00

Romy Golan
Professor of 20th-Century European Art, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Magic Realism Redux: Pistoletto and Casorati

 

11:00-11:30
Lily Goldberg
Department of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Schermi, Luna e Televisore: The White Monochromes of Fabio Mauri

 

11:30-12:00
Stefano Chiodi
Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Università Roma Tre
Lo Scorrevole: Vettor Pisani’s “Theatre of Cruelty”

 

12:00-12:30
Q&A Session

 

12:30-2:00
Lunch + Tours of Exhibition

 

2:00-2:30
Tenley Bick
Independent Scholar, Los Angeles, CA
Productive Plagiarism: Michelangelo Pistoletto and Vettor Pisani’s Plagio (1970–1976)

 

2:30-3:00
Jennifer Blessing
Senior Curator of Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Gina Pane: Feminism and Performance

 

3:00-3:30
Q&A Session

 

3:30-4:00
Coffee break

 

4:00-4:30
Jon Snyder, Professor of Italian Studies, UC Santa Barbara
“In a station of the metro”: William Kentridge in Naples

 

4:30-5:00

Emily Braun
Distinguished Professor, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Men without Women: The Transavanguardia Revisited

 

5.00-6:00
Roundtable Q&A

 

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