On October 12th at Columbia, a panel discussion on What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters with Udi Aloni, James Schamus, Alain Badiou, Slavoj Žižek and Alisa Solomon.
On October 12th in Atlanta, a talk by Oliver Grau, “MediaArtHistories: Imagery and the Humanities in the 21st Century.”
On October 12th in Zurich, Martha Rosler and Martin Jaeggi.
On October 12th at USC, a talk by Scott Rothkopf.
On October 10th in Berlin, David Medalla and Axel Wieder.
Opening in November at MACBA, Between the Frames: The Forum, a project by Antoni Muntadas based on 156 interviews from 1983 to 1991 with, among others, Harald Szeemann, Leo Castelli, Marian Goodman, María Corral, Kaspar König, Benjamin Buchloh, Lucy Lippard, Pierre Restany, Achille Bonito-Oliva, Catherine Millet, Daniel Giralt-Miracle, Romà Gubern and Maria Lluïsa Borràs.
On October 9th at MIT, “Present Past: Contemporary Art and the Uses of History,” with Matthew Buckingham, Jaleh Mansoor, Dieter Roelstraete, Danh Vo, and moderator Tim Griffin.
On October 9th in Karachi, a book launch for Akbar Naqvi, Khujwa Recollected: Autobiographical Essays (Facebook, Dawn, Unicorn Gallery).
On October 8th in Melbourne, a book launch for Simon Gregg, New Romantics: Darkness and Light in Australian Art.
On October 8th in Chicago, “Mining the Wasteland: Land Art’s Legacy in Contemporary Art and Politics,” with Nancy Holt, Matthew Coolidge, Miwon Kwon, Yates McKee, Ann Reynolds, and Branden W. Joseph.
On October 7th in Syracuse, “IMAGES? Precisely!” with James Elkins and Michael Lynch.
In Seoul on October 7th and 8th, “Television, de- inter- trans-.”
On October 7th to 9th at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven: The Autonomy Project Symposium. Participants include Peter Osborne, Maria Gough, Hito Steyerl and Sven Lutticken, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jacques Rancière, Andrea Fraser, and Franco Berardi.
On October 6th at CUNY Graduate Center, Suzanne Anker and Adrien Klein on contemporary art and neuroscience.
Online at Proa.org, Daniel Quiles interviewed by Rodrigo Alonso.
On October 5th at Tate Modern, a talk by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh: “Chance and Intention: Gerhard Richter’s Abstractions.”
On October 5th in Philadelphia, a lecture by Hal Foster.
On October 4 in Princeton, Maya Lin on “Time and Memory”.
On October 4th at USC, “Posing Beauty Posing Questions: Visions and Voices,” a panel with Deborah Willis, Carrie Mae Weems, Robin D. G. Kelley, and Franklin Sirmans.
In Artribune, Marco Enrico Giacomelli interviews Luigi Fassi and Giuseppe Di Salvatore, editors of Clement Greenberg – L’avventura del modernismo (Milan: Johan and Levi, 2011), which has an introduction, “Greenberg for Italians,” by Caroline Jones.
In the fall 2011 issue of X-TRA, Vanessa Place on Hanne Darboven and Adam Feldmeth on Blinky Palermo.
In n+1, Christopher Glazek on Ryan Trecartin.
On October 4th in Bloomington, a lecture by Siona Wilson: “Working Through War: Aesthetic Repetitions and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Art.”
On October 4th at Columbia, “Framing the Internet” with Alexander Galloway, Anton Vidokle, Bettina Funcke, and moderator Alexander Alberro.
On October 3rd and 4th in New York, a panel discussion and book launch for Utopie: Texts and Projects 1967-1978 with Isabelle Auricoste, Jean-Louis Cohen, Cristina Goberna, Meredith TenHoor, Hubert Tonka, and editors Craig Buckley and Jean-Louis Violeau (Storefront, Maison Française).
In issue 23 of Tate Etc., John-Paul Stonard on Gerhard Richter and Philip Tinari on Tacita Dean.
In Variety, Alissa Simon reviews Gerhard Richter Painting: “Belz eschews voiceover narration, supplementing her perceptive lensing of Richter’s studios with new and old footage of the media-shy painter discussing his career with art historians, curators and the press… Cerebral pic is a natural for the museum.”
At Autonomedia.org, Alan W. Moore reviews Expect Anything Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere, edited by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen and Jakob Jakobsen with contributions by Peter Laugesen, Carl Nørrested, Fabian Tompsett, Gordon Fazakerley, Jacqueline de Jong, Hardy Strid, Karen Kurczynski, Stewart Home and the editors, published by Nebula (Copenhagen) and Autonomedia (Brooklyn) in […]
On October 1st in Amsterdam, “A Little Less Conversation,” a conference about exhibiting contemporary performance, and a book launch for Conversation Pieces.
On October 1st at P.S. 1, a launch for Are You Working Too Much? Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art, with Liam Gillick and a self reflexive Q&A by W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy).
On September 29th and 30th in Vancouver, “The Future of the Contemporary,” with talks by Luis Camnitzer, Jaleh Mansoor, Nicolas Bourriaud, Clementine Deliss, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Saloni Mathur, and others.
On September 29th in Austin, a lecture by Robin Greeley: “The Logic of Disorder: Sculptural Materialism of Abraham Cruzvillegas.”
On September 29th in Chicago, a panel discussion with Christopher Heuer, Matthew Jesse Jackson, Tumelo Mosaka, and Stephanie Smith on “Vision and Communism.”
On September 29th at Harvard, a panel discussion on Pavel Schmidt’s Franz Kafka – Verschrieben & Verzeichnet with John Hamilton, Stanley Corngold, Judith Ryan, Andreas Kilcher, and Almut-Barbara Renger.
On September 28th in Rochester, a talk by James Elkins: “Visual Practices Across the University.”
Online at esferapública, a dialogue between Carla Macchiavello and Hal Foster: “Del etnógrafo al archivista: dos tendencias en el arte contemporáneo.”
On September 27th in Chicago, a lecture by Rhea Anastas.
On September 26th at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Michael Rakowitz on recent and past projects.
In the New York Observer, Andrew Russeth on Maurizio Cattelan and Carsten Höller: “The Fall of Relational Aesthetics.”
In Interventions journal: Jaime Schwartz, “Memory and Memorialization: Gerhard Richter’s September.”
On September 24th in Montreal, a book launch for Christine Redfern and Caro Caron, Who is Ana Mendieta?
Online at the Art Journal website, a conversation between Helen Molesworth and Taylor Davis.
A trailer for Corinna Belz’s new film, Gerhard Richter Painting, is online at YouTube.
On September 24th at Dia:Beacon, Kaira Cabañas on Blinky Palermo.
Online at Proa.org, an interview with Alexander Alberro by Rodrigo Alonso.
On September 23rd at the National Gallery in Washington, a symposium on Nam June Paik; participants include Christine Mehring, Stephen Vitiello, and Harry Cooper.
On September 22nd at SVA, Robert Storr: “Making It Visible.”
On September 22nd in Austin, Mari Rodríguez, “Conspiracies of Interventions. The 1970s in Colombia” and Dorota Biczel, “La Cantuta Archive a Peruvian Case.”
On September 22nd and 23rd in London, Travelling Lines: Drawing as an Itinerant Practice, with Tanya Barson, Christian Rattemeyer, Moacir dos Anjos, Ellen Gallagher, and others.
On September 22nd in Oslo, a symposium: A Thousand Eyes – Media Technology, Law, and Aesthetics.
On September 22nd in Princeton, artist Christian Boltanski in conversation with biographer and critic Mark Stevens: “Things Go On.”
On September 21st in Baltimore, a talk by James Meyer on “a narrative of the artist-traveler— an artist who stages his or her mobility as part of an artwork.”
On September 21st in Amsterdam, a book launch for Janneke Wesseling, ed., See It Again, Say It Again: The Artist As Researcher (Valiz, 2011).
On September 20th in Sydney, a book launch for Alan Krell, Burning Issues: Fire in Art and the Social Imagination.
In the Jewish Journal, Tom Teicholz writes about the mammoth Getty-sponsored exhibition project, “Pacific Standard Time.”
In Deutsche Welle, Sabine Oelze reports on Corinna Belz’s new film, Gerhard Richter Painting.
On September 17th in Istanbul, “Art as Media as Display,” with Hedwig Fijen, Katarina Gregos, Nazim Dikbaş and Marieke van Hal.
On September 17th, a symposium at Dia:Beacon: “Franz Erhard Walther’s First Work Set: Actions, Instructions, and Presence, 1963–1969.” Participants include Gregory H. Williams, Anne Rorimer, Erik Verhagen, Rachel Haidu, and Barbara Clausen.
The first issue of ALL-OVER Magazin für Kunst und Ästhetik is online.
On September 16th at the Guggenheim, “States of Emergency: The Agency of Objects, ca. 1970,” a symposium organized by Alexandra Munroe and David Joselit; participants include Stefano Chiodi, Romy Golan, Nicolas Guagnini, Amelia G. Jones, Branden Joseph, Lee Ufan, and Mika Yoshitake.
On September 15th at SVA, Sabine Flach: “Art as Knowledge Production.”
On September 15th in West Hollywood, a book launch and film screening with Juli Carson and Bruce Yonemoto.
On September 15th in Vienna, a book launch for Sabine Hochrieser, Michael Kargl, Birgit Rinagl, and Franz Thalmair, eds., Content / Form / Im-material—Five Years of CONT3XT.NET.
On September 15th in Melbourne, a book launch for Grace McQuilten, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design.
From Carl Jacobs to H-Arthist, a CFP: The reception of Pop Art in Belgium.
On September 13th to 16th in Madrid, “Art Criticism: Discrepant Accounts.”
Online at Blog of Public Secrets: Marc James Léger, “Culture and the Communist Turn.”
In the September 2011 issue of the Burlington Magazine: John-Paul Stonard, “Paolozzi in America,” and Anna Lovatt, “Art History Reviewed XV: Rosalind Krauss’s ‘The Originality of the Avant-Garde and Other Modernist Myths’, 1985.”
In Metropolis M, Joram Kraaijeveld reviews On Horizons: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art.
In Tafter Journal 39 (September 2011), an article by Marta Papini: “The Street Project. Per una nuova relazione tra museo, arte e pubblico.”
On September 10th in Amsterdam, a launch for Guerrilla Art Action Group, 1969-1976 and Discipline.
In the August 2011 issue of CAA News is a list of recently awarded grants.
On September 10th in Berlin, “Thinking Through Painting” with Isabelle Graw and Peter Geimer.
In Brussels, accompanying the exhibition Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972 (opening September 9th) will be lectures by Griselda Pollock and Jan Verwoert.
On September 9th in London, a conversation with James Casebere, Mark Godfrey and James Hilty.
In the most recent issue of Visual Resources, an article by Kate Palmer Albers: “‘It’s Not an Archive’: Christian Boltanski’s Les Archives de C. B., 1965–1988.”
On September 8th in Stockholm, a lecture by Terry Smith: “Contemporary Art: World Currents.”
On September 8th at the Art Institute of Chicago, a talk by Homi K. Bhabha: “Culture and Security.”
In Culturamas, Alberto Peñalver Menéndez reviews Anna María Guasch, La crítica dialogada: Entrevistas sobre arte y pensamiento actual (2000 – 2007).
Online at Drain Magazine, an article by Martin Patrick: “Restlessness and Reception: Transforming Art Criticism in the Age of the Blogosphere.”
On September 7th in Venice, a lecture by Judith Butler: “The Politics of the Street and New Forms of Alliance.”
On September 7th in St. Louis, Richard Meyer, “Quarantined: Alice Austen and the Secret History of Photography.”
Announced in The Burlington Magazine: The Burlington Contemporary Writing Prize, to be awarded annually, seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art. The Prize winner will receive £1000, and will have the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.
On September 6th at the MMK in Frankfurt, Simon Njami, Tania Bruguera, and Maria Hlavajova on the educational turn.
On September 4th at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, a panel, “Blue Eyes Looking At China,” with Zhou Rong, John van de Water, Daan Roggeveen and Harry den Hartog.
On September 3rd in Stockholm, a lecture by Simon Sadler and panel with Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Karolina Keyzer, Elin Strand Ruin: “Situation: City.”
Announced in CAA News: The Distinguished Scholar Session at the 2012 annual conference will honor Rosalind Krauss, with a panel, “The Theoretical Turn,” whose participants will include Yve-Alain Bois, Harry Cooper, Jonathan Crary, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, and Hal Foster.
The Graduate Student Committee of the Society of Contemporary Art Historians seeks Sub-Committee chairs.
On September 1st in San Francisco, a panel discussion on Six Lines of Flight: Tangier, Beirut, Cali, Ho Chi Minh City, Cluj, San Francisco.
On September 1st in Zurich and September 13th in Berlin, book launches for Jörg Huber, Burkhard Meltzer, Heike Munder and Tido von Oppeln, eds., It’s Not a Garden Table. Kunst und Design im erweiterten Feld (JRP Ringier, 2011).
At Artforum.com, Kellie Jones discusses her new book, EyeMinded: Living And Writing Contemporary Art (Duke, 2011).
In the New York Times Book Review, Holland Cotter reviews Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s.
Online at the New York Times website, a symposium, “Did YouTube Kill Performance Art?” with participants James Westcott, Clifford Owens, Paul Levinson, and Liz Kotz.
Online at Art and Education Papers: Eric Golo Stone, “A Document of Regulation and Reflexive Process: Michael Asher’s Contractual Agreement Commissioning Works of Art (1975).”
From Meiqin Wang to CAH-Clients: Tales of Our Time: Two Contemporary Artists From China
In the New York Observer, Andrew Russeth reviews new books by R. H. Quaytman, Klaus Kertess, and Bruce Hainley.
On August 25th and 26th in Buenos Aires, “Systems, Actions and Processes. 1965–1975,” a colloquium with Alexander Alberro, Fernando Davis, Hervé Fischer, Cristina Freire and Ana Longoni.
At Metamute, Christopher Collier reviews Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen & Jakob Jakobsen, eds., Expect Anything Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere (Nebula in association with Autonomedia, 2011) and McKenzie Wark, The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International (Verso, 2011). (via Metropolis M)
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On August 19th in Malta, a book launch for Joseph Paul Cassar, Pioneers of Modern Art in Malta.