Symposium: "American Art in a Global Context"
Thursday, September 28, 2006
Session I: Looking for the Big Picture

Introduction: Cynthia Mills, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Moderator: Wanda M. Corn, Stanford University

Angela Miller, Washington University, "The Global Turn in American Art"
Winfried Fluck, Freie Universität Berlin, "Narratives about American Art: A View from Abroad"
Chon Noriega, University of California, Los Angeles, "A Ver: Revisioning Art History"
Margo Machida, University of Connecticut, "The Global Within: Dialogism and Asian American Art"

This three-day symposium looked at American art in a global context—from circum-Atlantic migrations in the eighteenth century to European training and travel in the late nineteenth century; from the export of U.S. culture and media in the twentieth century to the impact of immigration and globalization on the nation's visual arts in the new millennium.

For more information: http://www.americanart.si.edu/research/symposia/2006/


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