Jul 6, 2008
James Elkins and the crystal something-or-other.
No, no, But James Elkins is back to talk with Duncan about the Stone Summer Theory Institute, the Art Phd. and why your sorry ass is going to be in school forever.
From July 13-19, the second annual Stone
Summer Theory Institute at the School of the Art Institute of
Chicago will present a forum for some of the world's foremost art
theoreticians to address unsolved issues in the field.
This year's Institute is focused on three fundamental questions: What is the nature of the visual? What are images? What are pictures?
A combination of public events and private discussions, the Summer Theory Institute invites fifteen young scholars to explore issues in art conceptualization with renowned international scholars, artists, and authors, this year including Gottfried Boehm, W.J.T. Mitchell, Jacqueline Lichtenstein, and Marie-Jose Mondzain.
ALSO: WEST COAST PEOPLE READ AND OBEY!
In conjunction with “Open for Business”, Brian and Patrica will interview René de Guzman live in public at Triple Base Gallery on Thursday, July 10th at 5:00 PM. The raw interview will then be posted to the site as that week’s show.
René de Guzman is the senior curator of art at the Oakland Museum of California. Previously, he was the director of visual arts at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA).
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