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WJT Mitchell: The Future of the Image

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WJT Mitchell: The Future of the Image

333 West 23 Street
New York, NY
December 11th, 2008 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
chelsea
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
SVA (School of Visual Arts New York)
TAGS:  
iconology, politics, French, philosophy, conceptual, modern
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Scholar and theorist of media, art and literature W.J.T. Mitchell will discuss the work of Jacques Rancière, a contemporary French philosopher whose writings on the relationship between contemporary art and politics have garnered much attention in the art world. Mitchell is a well-known figure in the fields of visual culture and iconology, a professor of English and art history at the University of Chicago and the editor of the interdisciplinary journal Critical Inquiry. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department.

209 East 23 Street, 3rd–floor amphitheater

Manhattan

Free and open to the public