NOReadings on War, Exile and IconoclasmMay 13 - December 12, 2017Edificio Nouvel. Auditorio 200
How to rethink Guernica without reaffirming a canon linked to the universal and ahistorical condition of an icon? Scholars from different fields of knowledge - feminism, political theory, criticism and history of literature, cultural studies and history of art - will examine the work in its 80th anniversary from different concepts and references. Juliet Mitchell and Mignon Nixon, Chantal Mouffe, Lucy Lippard, José-Carlos Mainer, Dario Gamboni and Maurizio Lazzarato and Eric Alliez are part of this series of lectures which seeks to understand and challenge the current influence of the mural.ConferenceSeminars and LecturesActivities
NOThe Anomic ArchiveSeptember 28, 29 and 30, 2017
The role the archive plays in contemporary culture, by virtue of its powerful metaphorical potential and as a tool of knowledge and resistance, has been broadly explored in many exhibitions, publications and encounters over the past two decades.SeminarSeminars and LecturesActivities
October 2 – November 23, 2017
The Eye in Matter
Dziga Vertov and Early Soviet Cinema
Part retrospective and part recontextualization, this series presents a number of Vertov’s feature films and selections from his early chronicles, together with documentaries from the early soviet cinema.
6 October 2017 - 7pm
Encounter with Doris Salcedo
In conversation with Estrella de Diego
In conjunction with Palimpsest, the installation Doris Salcedo (Bogotá, 1958) will display in the Palacio de Cristal from 6 October, the Museo Reina Sofía will hold an encounter between the artist and the historian Estrella de Diego, where both will examine how art confronts the way in which violence perforates each gesture, object and situation in contemporary society.
NOThe Artisticity of Art: Edges, Framing and Context19 y 20 de octubre, 201719:00 hEdificio Nouvel, Auditorio 200 y Edificio Sabatini, Auditorio
The Museo Reina Sofía master lectures, which mark the start of the Study Centre’s academic activity every year, set out to explore the different approaches and methodologies which have stretched art history in recent times. These lectures, which came into being in 2010, have been conducted by eminent art historians and theorists such as Linda Nochlin, T. J. Clark, Hans Belting, Simón Marchán and Benjamin Buchloh.LectureSeminars and LecturesActivities