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Art Talk by Rosalyn Deutsche: We don't need another hero

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 5:30pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall


Rosalyn Deutsche is an art historian and critic who teaches modern and contemporary art at Barnard College in New York City. She earned her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has written extensively and lectured internationally on such interdisciplinary topics as art and urbanism, art and the public sphere, art and war, art and psychoanalysis, and feminist theories of subjectivity in representation. Her essays have appeared in Grey Room, October, Artforum, Art in America, and Society and Space, among other journals, in many exhibition catalogues and anthologies, and in numerous translations. Ms. Deutsche is the author of Evictions: Art and Spatial Politics and Hiroshima After Iraq: Three Studies on Art and War. 

This talk is presented in conjunction with the exhibition here is new york: a democracy of photographs, featured in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery through Sunday, October 9, 2016. Co-sponsored by the Samuel Silipo ’85 Distinguished Visitor’s Fund and the Department of Art and Art History.

Image: Louise Lawler, Grieving Mothers (Attachment), 2005