Kirk Varnedoe Memorial Lectures
Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Professor of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, Université Paris - Sorbonne
The Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professorship brings a distinguished scholar to the Institute each year to teach a course and give a series of public lectures. The Professorship was endowed in 2006 by the late Professor Varnedoe's friends and colleagues to honor and perpetuate his legacy of innovative teaching and remarkable public presence. Past holders of this position include S. Hollis Clayson (2015) Briony Fer (2014), Thierry de Duve (2013), Okwui Enwezor (2012) Wu Hung (2011), David Joselit (2010), Alexander Potts (2009), Molly Nesbit (2008), and Jeffrey Weiss (2007).
RSVP required: https://docs.google.com/a/nyu.edu/forms/d/1EjofxhlG-yRJt0wtp0b6HpXA1j7735ur7SPHOIQ8WFg/viewform?edit_requested=true
This is the first in a series of three lectures. Upcoming lectures:
Tuesday, November 22, 6:00 p.m.
Lecture II: On Judging Works of Art - The Esthetic Value of Originality, Authenticity, Uniqueness
Tuesday, December 13, 6:00 p.m.
Lecture III: On Judging Works of Art - Forgers and Experts
RSVP links for November 22 and December 13 will be available at www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/events/index.htm three weeks before each event.