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Symposium: Giulio Paolini

February 6, 2015
11:00AM1:30PM
Morton Auditorium
Free with museum admission

To celebrate the inaugural presentation of Apoteosi di Omero, a 1970/71 installation work by conceptual artist Giulio Paolini, on view as part of the Photography Is season, renowned scholars discuss Paolini and Italian postwar art.

Registration is not required for this program. 

The symposium is generously supported by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago and the Fondazione Giulio e Anna Paolini, Turin.


Featured Speakers

Blake Stimson, University of Illinois at Chicago
“Pacioli and Paolini”

Judith Russi Kirshner, Art Institute of Chicago
"Autobiography as Apotheosis: Lonzi and Paolini"

Teresa Kittler, University College London
"Reimagining the Family Album: Carla Lonzi's Autoritratto (1969)"

Nicoletta Leonardi, University of California EAP, Florence
"From Street to Page and Back: Photography, Visual Poetry, and the Italian City in the Early Work of Franco Vaccari"

Giulio Paolini. Apotheosis of Homer, 1970/71. Restricted gift of Helen and Sam Zell.