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Appel à communication : Art History Graduate Symposium

Louis-Michel van Loo, Portrait de Louis XV (1710 – 1774), XVIIIe siècle, huile sur toile, 198,3 x 142,5 cm, Versailles, Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon.

Type : Appel à communication

Date limite de l’appel : 15 juin 2017

Date de l’événement : 29 – 30 septembre 2017

Lieu : Minnesota, Saint Paul, University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas Department of Art History will host its eighth annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, Exhibiting Power, on September 30, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Robert Rydell, Professor of History & Director, Humanities Institute, Montana State University Power hungry. Power grab. Power in numbers. Soft power. Displays of power. The start of 2017 has brought the issue of “power” to the forefront of political, cultural, economic, entertainment, and social debates. Yet, the issue of “power” in art history and museum studies has long been a topic of scholarly research and discussion. Art History has asked how images and objects can visually explain power through signs and symbols, as well as through association with artistic movements and artist groups. Museums, likewise, have questioned their own role in exhibiting power through the examination of display practices, educational models, community-based partnerships, and innovative use of space. In a rapidly changing world, how do art history and museum studies rely on the past for lessons in exhibiting power, while also representing power in new ways? Continuer la lecture