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Synopsis

Metropolis


International Chair: Thomas Crow,
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, US

Canadian Chair: Serge Guilbaut,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA

 

The city has been closely associated with art as a subject of representation, as the space of intervention, or as the centre of artistic life. The globalization of culture has further reinforced the importance of the metropolis as the space of art and as its agent of dissemination..

Maria Isabel Baldasarre, Universidad de Buenos Aires (CONICET), AR
LA CIUDAD COLOSAL. NUEVA YORK EN EL IMAGINARIO ARTISTICO ARGENTINO DEL SIGLO XIX

Evdoxia Baniotopoulou, Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design, Londres, GB
FROM METROPOLIS TO BRANDOPOLIS

Sabine Eckmann, Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, US
REDRESSING POST-WALL BERLIN

Hollis Clayson, Northwestern University, Evanston, US
PANGLOSSIAN EXPATS IN LA VILLE LUMIÈRE

Hiroko Ikegami, Yale University, New Haven, US
ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG IN TOKYO, 1964

Randi Klebanoff, Carleton University, Ottawa, CA
The Renaissance Fountain as Articulation of Urban Experience

Gérard Monnier, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, FR
Sous la Sainte-Victoire, la ville. Sites et itinéraires, réseaux et instruments urbains de la production/réception de l’art moderne en Provence

Kimberly Phillips, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA
Insurgent Exposures: Shimon Attie’s The Writing on the Wall in Unified Berlin

Jennifer Purtle, University of Chicago, US
The City of Olives (Where There Are No Olives): Forms Between Cultures in the Global City of Quanzhou, Fujian, Under Mongol Rule

Alain Quemin, Université de Marne-la-Vallée, FR
Le rôle des grandes métropoles artistiques

Georges Roque, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, FR
Rothko : le corps et la ville (1935-45)

Marie-Karine Schaub, Université Paris XII Val de Marne, FR
Les représentations de la ville entre Orient et Occident : Moscou et Saint-Pétersbourg

Wolfgang Sonne, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, GB
Urban Design as an Art in the Discourse of Early Modern Urbanism 1890-1920

Rachel Teagle, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US
Strange New World: Perspectivas desde Tijuana

David Van Zanten, Northwestern University, Evanston, US
What Was at Stake in City Building, circa 1842-1853

Paulo Venancio Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BR
Sensorial City: Art in Rio de Janeiro’s 50s