Thursday 25 and Friday 26 May 2017
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK
Convened by Julia Tatiana Bailey (Tate) and Alex J. Taylor (University of Pittsburgh)
Supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Reserve your place now for this major international conference. Led by Tate Research, the two-day event brings together historians of art and visual culture, to share new scholarship exploring the crossed boundaries and expanded limits of art from the United States. Border Control: On the Edges of American Art is presented as the culmination of the three-year Tate Research project Refiguring American Art and coincides with a related display at Tate Liverpool.
As space is limited, attendees must RSVP to email@example.com by 5 May 2017.
Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
11.40 Discussion, chaired by Alex Taylor
Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Irvine
The Panorama and the Globe: Expanding the American Landscape in World War II
14.00 Session 3: Traversing Space, Transcending Place
Senior Tutor, Royal College of Art
Between the Earth and the Sky: Planetary Borders in Vija Celmins’ ‘Untitled (Desert/Galaxy)’
PhD Candidate, University College London
‘Borders Meandering But Determined’: Becoming an ‘Apatride’ with Joan Mitchell and John Ashbery (1959–65)
PhD Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Sam Francis’s Polycentric Abstraction
15.00 Discussion, chaired by Moran Sheleg, PhD Candidate, UCL
Jo Applin, Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art
The conference will take place on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 May 2017 at Tate Liverpool.
Enquires should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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