Before the Renaissance, Arab material goods—including textiles, ceramics, and glass—were more sophisticated than their European counterparts. Beginning in the 11th century, the Crusaders became aware of this region, followed by explorers and tradesmen exchanged both objects and ideas. Over time, Europeans assimilated Arab techniques, motives and aesthetics.
This Saturday, Professor Indych-López will give a paper titled "Judith Baca's The Great Wall of Los Angeles: A Public Art of Contestation" at the Association for Latin American Art's Fourth Triennial Conference at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.
Please join us Thursday, March 17th from 2:30pm to 8:00pm for Shift: Space, Alterity, Art, a conference exploring how an image, an art object, and/or performance can not only refer to some past occurrence, but can also perform and project its agency into a world beyond its initial presentation.
Please join us for Professor Marta Gutman's (CUNY Graduate Center & Spitzer School of Architecture, City College) talk on "I.S. 201: Space, Race, and Modern Architecture in Harlem" (Tuesday, March 15th 5:30-7:00pm, Room 3416)
Middle-Eastern art expert Aileen Agopian joins in a conversation with GC distinguished professor David Joselit. Agopian, an expert purveyor of Middle-Eastern and North-African contemporary art, joined Sotheby’s in 2011.
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