Conferences & Lectures - AAIS

2016 American Association for Italian Studies Annual Conference

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Location: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

The IAS sponsored two linked sessions at the 2016 AAIS Studies conference

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Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Anachronism and Historicism in Italian Modern and Contemporary Art I
Hunt Room
Friday April 22, 2016, 9:00-10:30 am
Organizers: Lucienne Auz, Memphis College of Art, and Adrian R. Duran, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Chair: Adrian R. Duran, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Speakers/Papers:
Laura Moore Cecchini, Duke University, “Baroque Futurism: Roberto Longhi and the Seicento as the Origin of Modern Art on the eve of the First World War”
Jonathan Mekinda, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Craft as Past and Present and Future: ENAPI at the Triennale di Milano, 1933-1957”

Session Title: Anachronism and Historicism in Italian Modern and Contemporary Art II
Paramount Room
Friday, April 22, 2016, 2:00-3:30 pm
Organizers: Lucienne Auz, Memphis College of Art, and Adrian R. Duran, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Chair: Lucienne Auz, Memphis College of Art
Speakers/Papers:
Tenley Bick, University of California, Los Angeles, “Anachronic Casts: Giulio Paolini’s Plaster Sculptures in the Years of Lead, 1968-1982”
Angelika Schnell, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, “La presenza del passato. Paolo Portoghesi’s and Aldo Rossi’s visual historiographies of Italian Architecture”
Laura Petican, Texas A&M University, “Past Perfect: Francesco Vezzoli and the Art of Re-Presentation”


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