Thursday 1 January 1970

Claudio Marra discusses photography

Claudio Marra discusses photography

The Histories of Art / 1960-2010 – Contemporary art lectures 
from 18 September 2010 to 16 April 2011
every third Saturday of the month, 11.30-13.00
entrance: € 4,00

What has happened in Italian art over the last 50 years? Who have been the protagonists? What ideas have revolutionized the way of making and looking at art? For eight Saturdays from September 2010 to April 2011, eight critics and university lecturers will meet the MAXXI public to discuss the avant-gardes and Transavanguardia, Arte Povera and Conceptual Art, photography, the new media and the contemporary art system of the 21st century.

Saturday 18 December, 11.30
Claudio Marra discusses photography

within the ambit of The Histories of Art / 1960-2010

Photography as art or art as photography? Claudio Marra, lecturer in the History of Photography at the University of Bologna meets the MAXXI public to discuss how in the 1970s and 1980s the photographic medium erupted within artistic research to the extent that it drastically revised the critical standpoint with respect to new and stimulating formal parallels.

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Other encounters scheduled:
15 January 2011 / Stefano Chiodi discusses the Eighties
19 February 2011 / Silvia Bordini racconta i nuovi media
19 March 2011 / Paola Nicolin racconta gli ultimi vent’anni
16 April 2011 / Claudio Zambianchi racconta la critica degli ultimi quarant’anni