[Related Event] Two Lectures by Yve-Alain Bois

29 August, 2010 └Event-Information, KONDO Gaku, Reconstruction of Image Studies

Celebrated art historian Yve-Alain Bois to give two lectures in Sakura (Chiba), and Kyoto.

About the speaker:

2010-09-yab-portrait.jpgA specialist in 20th-century European and American art, Bois is recognized as an expert on a wide range of artists, from Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso to Piet Mondrian, Barnett Newman and Ellsworth Kelly. He has curated and co-curated several influential exhibitions in the past decade, including “Piet Mondrian, A Retrospective” (1994–95); “L’informe, mode d’emploi” (with Rosalind Krauss, 1996); and “Matisse and Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry” (1999). His books include: Matisse and Picasso (1998), for which he received the Alfred H. Barr award in 2001; Formless: A User’s Guide (with Rosalind Krauss, 1998); Painting as Model (1990); and Art Since 1900 (with Benjamin Buchloh, Hal Foster, and Rosalind Krauss, 2004). Bois is currently working on several long-term projects, including a study of Barnett Newman’s paintings, the catalogue raisonné of Ellsworth Kelly’s paintings and sculptures, and the modern history of axonometric projection.

Doctorat de IIIème cycle (PhD), École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 1977; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Attaché de recherche, 1977–81, Chargé de recherche, 1981–83; Johns Hopkins University, Visiting Associate Professor, 1983–84, Associate Professor, 1984–89, Professor, 1989–91; Harvard University, Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Professorship of Modern Art, 1991–2005, acting chair, Department of History of Art and Architecture, 1999–2000, chair, 2002–05; Institute for Advanced Study, Professor, 2005–; Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, 2002; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  1. Newman’s Jewishness
    Saturday, September 4, 2010, 2–4 pm
    Kawamura Memoriam Museum of Art (DIC Corporation), Sakura, Chiba

    Organized in conjunction with the Museum’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition

    “Barnett Newman: Dialogue between Man and Work”

    Open to Public | Admission free with exhibition ticket

  2. Cézanne and Matisse

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 4:30–6:30 pm

    Kyoto Institute of Technology

    Open to Public | Admission free with exhibition ticket

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