How global contemporary art reanimates the past as a resource for the present, combating modern art's legacy of Eurocentrism.
If European modernism was premised on the new—on surpassing the past, often by assigning it to the “traditional” societies of the Global South—global contemporary art reanimates the past as a resource for the present. In this account of what globalization means for contemporary art, David Joselit argues that the creative use of tradition by artists from around the world serves as a means of combatting modern art's legacy of Eurocentrism.... Read more about New book by David Joselit, "Heritage and Debt"
Giuliana Bruno is the recipient of a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA).
Previous recipients of this honor include literary scholars Stephen Greenblatt and Susan Stewart, the philosopher Gianni Vattimo, and the artists Julie Mehretu and Alfredo Jaar.
An official ceremony will be held on January 11, 2020 at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, a venerable Museum and Cultural Center in Mexico City, founded in 1588 and the birthplace of modern muralism, hosting speeches of foreign presidents and cultural...
AFVS Lecturer Katarina Burin's exhibition "Authorship, Architecture, Anonymity: The Impossible Career of Petra Andrejova-Moln r" will open September 10, 2019, at the Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery at Bennington College in Vermont. More information about the exhibition here.
Film “Caniba” by Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor will be exhibited at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice as part of the Art Night Venezia, curated by Luc Tuymans. More nformation about the event you can find here.