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A Getty Research Institute and Clark Art Institute Symposium

Saturday, October 25, 2014
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Museum Lecture Hall, The Getty Center

Introductory Remarks and Morning Session

Andrew Perchuk, Getty Research Institute
Sarah Hamill, Oberlin College
Megan Luke, University of Southern California

"The 'Rhetoric of Substitution' and the Recent Loss of Transparency"
Joel Snyder, University of Chicago

"Sculpture from Behind"
Jeremy Melius, Tufts University

Morning Session (Continued)

"Blow Up: Photographic Projection, Dynamite, and the Sculpting of American Mountains (Stone Mountain and Mount Rushmore, 1923–1941)"
Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, University of California, Berkeley

"Solid Sight: Sculpture in Stereo"
Britt Salvesen, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Afternoon Session

"For an Ethnosociology of Sculpture and Photography"
Christopher Pinney, University College London

"The Not-Photography of Not-Sculpture: Tino Sehgal and the Limits of Work"
Irene Small, Princeton University

"Evidence of Sculpture"
Jeffery Weiss, Guggenheim Museum

Discussion and Q&A

Responses from Alex Potts, University of Michigan, and Anne Wagner, University of California Berkeley
Discussion moderated by Vanessa Schwartz, University of Southern California

This symposium is organized by Sarah Hamill (Oberlin College) and Megan Luke (University of Southern California), and is sponsored by the Getty Research Institute and the Clark Art Institute. The Clark Art Institute is an art museum and a center for research and higher education, dedicated to advancing and extending the public understanding of art.