Interpretation, Theory & The Encounter

Interpretation, Theory & The Encounter


July 1, 2010
Interpretation, Theory & The Encounter

Friday 9 July, 10.00 – 18.00

Tony Bennett, Donald Preziosi, Griselda Pollock, and James Elkins.

Respondents: Jonathan Harris, Claire Pajaczkowska, Andrea Phillips, Brendan Prendeville and Adrian Rifkin

Tate Britain
Clore Auditorium
London SW1P 4RG

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10.00 Welcome – Victoria Walsh
10.10 Introduction – Sylvia Lahav
10.20 Donald Preziosi – Palpable and Mute, as a Globed Fruit: Meaning and its (Dis)possession
Respondent: Andrea Phillips
11.30 Break
12.00 Griselda Pollock – What if art desires to be interpreted?: Remodelling interpretation after the
Respondent: Claire Pajaczkowska
13.10 Lunch
14.00 James Elkins – Can Pictures Think?
Respondent: Brendan Prendeville
15.10 Tony Bennett – Guided Freedom: Aesthetics, Tutelage, Critique
Respondent: Jonathan Harris
16.20 Tea
16.45 Panel Discussion: Donald Preziosi, Tony Bennett, Griselda Pollock and James Elkins
Chair: Adrian Rifkin
18.00 End, drinks reception until 19.00

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