Keir Lectures on Art
Organisation. The University of Sydney
The Keir Lectures on Art series commenced in October 2016. This series is presented in partnership with the Power Institute at the University of Sydney. Typically invited speakers will present a keynote lecture and a workshop.
James Elkins 24 October 2017
James Elkins is Professor Art History, Theory and Criticism, and Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. This lecture was titled The Limits of Globalisation in Art History.
Julia Bryan-Wilson 9 May 2017
The second lecture in the Keir Lectures on Art series, was presented by Julia Bryan-Wilson. She is Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of California, Berkeley. Her lecture was titled The Art of Louise Nevelson.
Apinan Poshyananda 10 November 2016
The first in the Keir Lectures on Art series with the Power Institute at the University of Sydney. Apinan Poshyananda lecture was titled Playful Body, Playful Politics: Southeast Asian Contemporary Art and its place amidst changed in the international art world.
Hal Foster 28 February 2015
Keynote by prominent art historian and critic Hal Foster for the Pop to Popism exhibition at the AGNSW in 2015, although not officially part of the Keir Lectures on Art series this is a great lecture. Hal Foster’s lecture was presented in partnership with the Power Institute at the University of Sydney and the Keir Foundation.