In/Accessible, The 29th Annual Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art & Architecture

This year’s symposium - In/Accessible –seeks to examine those works of art, design, and architecture that make accessibility part of their interpretive structure. Keynote Address, Friday, March 1, 2013, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 Maria Loh, Willis F. Doney Member, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ "Still Lives: The Dead Man, the Blind Man, and the Ghost in the Portrait" Saturday, March 2, 2013, 10am-3pm Riley Seminar Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 10:30am, Morning Session Erin McKellar, Boston University, "‘Well-Designed Yet Moderate in Price’: MoMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design" Evangelos Kotsioris, Princeton University, "Communicating collectiveness: the omnipresent ‘Kunst am Bau’ (and its other) in the former GDR" Amy A. DaPonte, Stanford University, "Inaccessible Public Space: Candida Höfer’s interior photographs 2000-present" 1:30pm, Afternoon Session Daniel Borengasser, University of Oregon, "RyĆ«honji’s Jeweled Pagoda Mandala: Visualizing the Lotus Sutra in 13th Century Japan" Lindsay Alberts. Boston University, "Shifting the Self: Subjectivity and the Studiolo of Francesco I de’ Medici" John Hawley, University of Virginia, "An Inaccessible Image: Reinterpreting Meaning in Thomas de Keyser’s ‘Portrait of Constantijn Huygens and His Clerk (1627)’"

When 5:30 pm on 3/1/2013 to 3:00 pm on 3/2/2013
Location Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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Riley Seminar Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Contact Name Margaret Shortle
Contact Email mshortle@bu.edu
Contact Organization History of Art & Architecture
Fees Free
Speakers Maria Loh