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Due to the current uncertainty surrounding the planning of public events, many of our planned performances and exhibitions are not yet listed on our online calendar. As details regarding our upcoming events are finalized, they will be publicized here. We encourage you to continue to check our calendar for updates.
Cancelled: Interrogating Global Contemporary Art: Research, Pedagogy, Museums
Friday, April 3, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event has been cancelled to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19.
Followed by a reception at the Blaffer Art Museum
A panel discussion addressing the stakes of global contemporary art for the present and future of scholarship, education, and curatorial practice.
Leah Dickerman, Director of Editorial and Content Strategy, The Museum of Modern Art, New York Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor of Global Modern Art and South and Southeast Asian Art, University of California, Berkeley David Joselit, Professor of Art, Film, and Video Studies, Harvard University
Convened by Sandra Zalman, Associate Professor of Art History
Natilee Harren, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Houston School of Art
Sponsored by the MA in Art History Program, School of Art, Blaffer Art Museum, and Division of Research of the University of Houston in collaboration with the Department of Learning & Interpretation of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
image: Shahzia Sikander (Pakistani, born 1969), Uprooted Order Series 3, No. 1 (detail), 1995, vegetable color, watercolor, dried pigment, and tea water on walk handmade paper, collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston