12 Mai 2023
09:45  - 18:00

Forum eikones, Rheinsprung 11, 4051 Basel & online

eikones - Zentrum für die Theorie und Geschichte des Bildes, Universität Basel

Öffentliche Veranstaltung

"Real Spaces" at 20

Conference organized by Jakub Stejskal, former NOMIS Fellow and eikones, University of Basel

Real Spaces at 20

This conference commemorates the 20th anniversary of the publication of David Summers's magisterial Real Spaces: World Art History and the Rise of Western Modernism. This conference will assess the legacy of what remains one of the most ambitious attempts at developing a global framework for art history.

Speakers: Whitney Davis, Beate Fricke, Monica Juneja, Matthew Rampley, Jakub Stejskal, David Summers, Kamini Vellodi

To participate online, please register here.


Program (as pdf here)

10–10.45David Summers
Real Spaces and the Theory of Empathy
10.45 –11.30Beate Fricke
Objects Opening Horizons
11.30–11.45Coffee break
11.45–12.30Whitney Davis
The Acheulean Hand-Axe: On Euclidean Artifacts in Visual Space
12.30–13.15 Matthew Rampley
Refinement and Excess: The Limits of Interpretation
14.45–15.30Kamini Vellodi
On Concepts and Art History
15.30–16.15 Jakub Stejskal
Monsters and Monuments
16.15–16.30Coffee break
16.30–17.30Monica Juneja
Ways of Being-in-the-World: Art History after Real Spaces;  A Roundtable with David Summers


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