On December 6th in Boston, a lecture by Robin Kelsey.
On December 1st and 2nd in Brussels, POP? International Symposium on the Reception of Pop Art in Belgium (1960 – 1970), with keynotes by Allen Jones, Marco Livingstone, Rogier Schumacher, Hans de Wolf, and Alexander Streitberg.
On November 30th in San Francisco, Miranda July in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson.
On November 30th at USC, a talk by Jack Bankowsky.
On November 21st at the INHA in Paris, a lecture by Alexander Nemerov: “Diane Arbus and Howard Nemerov: A Resemblance.”
On November 18th to 20th in Vancouver, Intangible Economies, with Monika Szewczyk, Olaf Nicolai, Jan Verwoert and others.
On November 17th in San Francisco, a lecture by Martin Berger.
On November 17th at the New School, the AICA-USA Distinguished Critic lecture by Peter Schjeldahl: “The Critic as Artist, in 2011. Is updating Oscar Wilde possible? It seems worth a try.”
On November 17th at Harvard, a Laurel Nakadate lecture and panel with Deborah Bright, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, and David Rodowick.
On November 17th in Venice, a lecture by T. J. Clark: “The Experience of Defeat.”
On November 15th in Chapel Hill, a lecture by James Elkins: “Farewell to Visual Studies.”
On November 14th at SVA, Peter Eleey: “A Picture Held Us Captive.”
On November 12th in Stockholm, Molly Nesbit and Sarat Maharaj: Global perspecives on the legacy of Marcel Duchamp.
On November 11th and 12th in Graz, “Is There (Anti)Neoliberal Architecture?”
On November 10th in Brussels, a lecture by Marie Muracciole: “Des histoires qui manquent.”
On November 9th to 12th in San Francisco, Trading Ideas: Emerging Discourses on Asian Contemporary Art and Making India Visible: Visual Culture and Modern Art in Contemporary India.
On November 9th at the National Gallery, Mel Bochner and James Meyer in conversation.
On November 8th at Art in General, Pascal Gielen: “Community Art and Pastoral Power.”
On November 8th in Cambridge: “Artist-Endowed Foundations: An Emerging Force in Cultural Philanthropy.”
On November 8th in Zurich, a lecture by Michael Lüthy, “Lichtensteins Picassos: Kunstparaphrase und Bildreflexion.”
On November 6th and 9th in Washington, a lecture and conversation with James Meyer and Mel Bochner.
On November 6th in New York, a book launch for See It Again, Say It Again (cf. here).
On November 5th in Chicago, Iain Baxter& with Hannah Feldman: “Art by Telephone and Other Adventures in Conceptualism.”
On November 5th in Oslo, Le Futur du Passé: Asger Jorn Revisited.
On November 5th in La Jolla, a symposium on Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface with Michael Auping, Robin Clark, Stephanie Hanor, Adrian Kohn, Dawna Schuld, Tom Learner, and Andrew Perchuk.
On November 4th in Oslo, Hal Foster on the post-critical (Kunstkritikk).
On November 4th and 5th in Williamstown, In the Wake of the “Global Turn”: Propositions for an “Exploded” Art History without Borders [program].
On November 4th at Harvard, a Gutai workshop.
On November 4th at the Guggenheim, The Critical Edge of Curating, with Ute Meta Bauer, Tom Eccles, Tom Finkelpearl, Eungie Joo, Chus Martinez, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Ralph Rugoff, Anton Vidokle and others.
On November 4th in Helsinki, a book launch for Henk Slager, The Pleasure of Research.
On November 4th at Berkeley, “Photographing the Future: Utopian Vision and Ansel Adams’s Fiat Lux“ with Julia Bryan-Wilson and Trevor Paglen [flyer].
On November 3rd in Leeds, a talk by Briony Fer on Lucy Skaer: “Newness and Oldness.”
On November 3rd in Frankfurt, Reconsidering Site-Specificity (poster image), with Nikolaus Hirsch, Simon Starling, Mark Godfrey and others.
On November 3rd in Los Angeles, a lecture by Darby English: “Emmett Till in the Present Tense.”
On November 3rd in Aarhus, “Imagine – micro strategies and visions in contemporary art,” with among others Nicolas Bourriaud [pdf program].
On November 3rd, 7th and 10th in Oregon, three lectures by George Baker: “Paul Thek: Notes from the Underground” (twice) and “Photography’s Expanded Field: The Work of Sharon Lockhart.”
On November 2nd at the Art Institute of Chicago, a talk by Jenni Sorkin: “Ancient Modernisms.”
On November 2nd in Munich, a lecture by Walter Grasskamp: “Ein Sommertag auf der Documenta 1 (1955).”
On November 1st in Toronto, Dan Adler: “Tainted Goods: Reflections on the Recent Sculpture of Geoffrey Farmer and Liz Magor.”
On November 1st in Boston, William Forsythe and Paul Chan in conversation with Helen Molesworth.
On November 1st in Boston, a lecture by Molly Nesbit: “Gordon Matta-Clark in Italy.”
On November 1st in Berlin, a book launch for Ingo Niermann, The Future of Art: A Manual.
On October 31st at Tate Modern, Tino Sehgal in conversation with Chris Dercon and Jessica Morgan.
On October 31st at the Architectural Association, a lecture and reception for Radical Post-Modernism, edited by Charles Jencks and FAT.
On October 31 in Copenhagen, Lars Bang Larsen: A History of Irritated Material. Psychedelic Concepts in Neo-Avant-Garde Art.
On October 28th at Columbia, The Politics of Camouflage in Artistic Practices from the 1970s, with Irene Small, Sergio Bessa, Michael Asbury, Nicolás Guagnini and Judith Rodenbeck, moderated by Alexander Alberro.
On October 28th to 30th at the SVA, Embodied Fantasies.
On October 27th to 30th in Pittsburgh, Arts of the Planet, with plenary speakers Terry Smith, Krzysztof Wodiczko, and Paul D. ( DJ Spooky) Miller [program].
On October 27th in New York, a conversation with Hal Foster and Robert Slifkin, introduced by Michael Ann Holly.
On October 27th in Oxford, Abraham Cruzvillegas In Conversation with Mark Godfrey.
In Design Observer, Rick Poynor comments on Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970-1990 at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
On October 26th in New York, James Casebere in conversation with Hal Foster (DAP).
On October 26th at the MMK Frankfurt, [Translate to english:] The Global Museum, with Penelope Curtis and Tobias Berger.
Online at AbstractCritical.com, Robin Greenwood, “Is Richter for Real?”
On October 26th at the Getty, a conversation with Barbara Haskell, Jane Livingston, and Helene Winer, moderated by Andrew Perchuk.
On October 26th in Saint Louis, a lecture by Jean-Louis Cohen.
During the week of October 25th in Europe, promotional events for Alexei Monroe, ed., State of Emergence: A Documentation of the First NSK Citizens’ Congress [PDF sample].
A call for papers: Que la bête meure! l’animal et l’art contemporain. Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne – INHA, June 11 – 12, 2012 Deadline Jan 31, 2012.
As part of the Documenta: 100 Notes 100 Thoughts series, a book by Pamela M. Lee: Illegibility (Hatje Cantz, 2011).
Online at East of Borneo, by Joanna Fiduccia: “Odd Couple: Yves Klein and Ed Kienholz’s Unlikely Affinities.”
In e-flux journal 28, an article by Jan Verwoert: “World as Medium: On the Work of Stano Filko.”
In October and November, a book tour for Aaron Rose and Mandy Kahn, Collage Culture: Examining the 21st Century’s Identity Crisis.
In fall 2011 at CUNY, a public research seminar: “Post-Discipline? Research and Contemporary Art.”
On October 22nd in Oslo, a book launch for Urban Images: Unruly Desires in Film and Architecture.
On October 22nd at Cooper Union, a symposium with Natilee Harren, Nate Harrison, and Yates McKee, finalists for the 2011 Art&Education Papers Prize, co-sponsored by the Society of Contemporary Art Historians.
On October 22 in Austin, Queer State(s): A Symposium, with participants including Jonathan D. Katz, Risa Puleo, Andy Campbell and Chelsea Weathers.
On October 22nd at the National Gallery in Washington, a symposium on Warhol with Thomas Crow, Jonathan Flatley, and Neil Printz.
On October 21st and 22nd in Frankfurt, “Das politische Imaginäre.”
On October 21st in Cambridge, Mass., a conversation with The Otolith Group and T. J. Demos.
On October 21st at MICA, Julia Bryan-Wilson on the AIDS Quilt and its role in AIDS activism.
On October 21st and 22nd in Berlin, “Fluxus Today. Action Art in Performance, Research, Exhibition, Archive.”
On October 20th to 22nd in Warsaw, The Labour of the Multitude? The Political Economy of Social Creativity, with Luc Boltanski, Diedrich Diederichsen, Isabelle Graw, Martha Rosler, Hito Steyerl and others.
On October 20th in Leeds, a lecture by Nancy Roth on Lucy Skaer: “Translation for a recovered text.”
On October 20th and 21st in Konstanz, “Koerperlichkeit der Abstraktion.”
On October 19th at the National Gallery in Washington, a lecture by Bryan Wolf: “Between the Lines: Philip Guston and ‘Bad Painting.’”‘
On October 19th in Leeds, a symposium on exhibiting the work of Mario Merz, with Dieter Schwarz, Mariano Boggia, Bettina Della Casa, Lara Conte, Alistair Rider, Marlis Gruterich, and Martin Holman.
On October 18th in San Francisco, a talk by Bassam El-Baroni.
On October 18th at Cranbrook, Helen Molesworth on “Dance/Draw.”
Princeton to begin search for Assistant Professor in contemporary art and criticism. Check Princeton University Jobs for posting.
Assistant Professor, tenure track. The Department of Art History at Emory University seeks a specialist in Contemporary Art (1950 to the present).
On October 18th at The Kitchen, an Yvonne Rainer reading and conversation with Tim Griffin.
On October 18th at the Storefront, Sylvia Lavin and Hal Foster: Kissing vs. Komplex, a “conversation about contemporary relations between art and architecture, and the forces that bring them together.”
On October 18th in Athens, a talk by Kelly Baum on obsolete technologies and anachronistic motifs in contemporary art.
On October 17th at NYU, a talk by Jens Hoffmann: “Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence.”
On October 15th at Harvard, a Josiah McElheny screening and discussion with Helen Molesworth and Melissa Franklin.
On October 14th in Chicago, a symposium on Vision and Communism, with Matthew Jesse Jackson, Tumelo Mosaka, Christopher Heuer, Christina Kiaer, and others.
The Burlington Contemporary Writing Prize, to be awarded annually, seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine. Deadline January 31st.
Veiled Critique: Liu Wei, Guo Xiaoyan, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and moderator Philip Tinari.
On October 13th in Houston, a symposium with Markus Miessen, Hal Foster, Neil Denari, and Ben van Berkel.
On October 13th at MoMA, “Archives, Appropriation, and Montage: Rewriting History and the Personal in Arab Film” with Rania Stephan, Jean-Michel Frodon, Karim Tartoussieh and moderator Glenn D. Lowry.
On October 13th in Paris, Jason Hill: “Artist as Reporter: Weegee, Ad Reinhardt, and the PM News Picture, 1940–1948.”
On October 13th in Boston, a panel on Dancing in the Dark: Joan Snyder Prints 1963-2010 with Joan Snyder, Helen Molesworth, Patricia Hills and Carrie Moyer (report by John Pyper at Printeresting).
On October 12th in San Francisco, a panel discussion and book launch for Gwen Allen, Artists’ Magazines: An Alternative Space for Art, with Courtney Dailey, Chris Duncan, Eleanor Hanson, Jeff Khonsary, and moderator Steven Wolf.
On October 12th in San Francisco, a University Challenge style discussion on Fillip 15 with Joseph Del Pesco, Chris Fitzpatrick, Christina Linden, Christian Nagler, Post Brothers, Peta Rake, and moderator Kristina Lee Podesva.
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.