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Adult Lectures

E.g., 2015-01-28
E.g., 2015-01-28
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
  • Wed., January 28, 2015, 5:00 pm
Recital Hall

Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Art History and the Cleveland Institute of Art presents a joint seminar on Issues in 20th and 21st Century Art.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., February 7, 2015, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

Learn about the recent work and current projects of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, London-based artists whose collaborative projects use the book form, photography, video, and installation art to explore political conflict, violence, and the ramifications of image-making.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 3:30pm
  • Thu., February 19, 2015, 3:30 pm
Cleveland State University, 1901 E. 13th St., Middough Building, Room 232

Masks related to poro, the secret society of the Senufo, are usually made to be seen by initiated members only. There is, however, a ritual act that nobody is allowed to see, the invisible poro.

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Sun., February 22, 2015, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

Gagliardi demonstrates that a work’s correspondence to an art-historical style defined by cultural or ethnic group may reveal little, if anything, about that work other than how connoisseurs have classified it.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., February 28, 2015, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

In this talk, artist Josh Gosfield tells the tale of how he commandeered the tools of identity assembly to fabricate the life story of Gigi Gaston, the Black Flower, a 60's French Pop Star who never existed.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 3:30 pm
  • Sat., April 11, 2015, 10:00 am
Recital Hall and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Join a group of distinguished scholars and CMA staff members for a series of lively conversations inspired by the exhibition Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 7:00 pm

In this talk, Dr. Michael Harris discusses the creation of and challenges presented by a new mode of thinking about African American art.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 3:30 pm
  • Sat., April 11, 2015, 10:00 am
Recital Hall and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Join a group of distinguished scholars and CMA staff members for a series of lively conversations inspired by the exhibition Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
  • Wed., April 22, 2015, 7:00 pm
Recital Hall

Writer Carol Spindel lived in an isolated rural Senufo/Dyula community in northern Côte d’Ivoire in 1981–82. She described that stay in her book In the Shadow of the Sacred Grove, a classic memoir of a young American in Africa.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., April 25, 2015, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

The contrast between Rosa’s Florentine and Roman witchcraft paintings forms the theme of this lecture.

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