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Sarah Wilson, Comparative vandalism: The ambit and ambition of incorrigible Asger Jorn.

Aesthetic Seminar. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all Aesthetic Seminars are online and transmitted on Zoom and you must sign up for participation. If circumstances allow, we will locate them at Aarhus University or Kunsthal Aarhus as well. Venues then to be announced.

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Torsdag 8. april 2021,  kl. 14:15 - 16:00



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Comparative vandalism: The ambit and ambition of incorrigible Asger Jorn.

Sarah Wilson is Professor of the History of Modern and Contemporary art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. Recent publications include The Visual World of French Theory: Figurations (Yale, 2010) and Picasso/Marx and socialist realism in France (Liverpool, 2013). She was principal curator of Paris, Capital of the Arts, 1900-1968 (Royal Academy London, Guggenheim Bilbao, 2002-3) and Pierre Klossowski  (Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2006), and co-curator of the First Asian Biennale/Fifth Guangzhou Triennale, Guangzhou, China. She was appointed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 1997 and in 2015 received the AICA International award for distinguished contribution to art criticism. Her trip to Aarhus with Guy Atkins at the beginning of her professional career led to her first public lecture on Asger Jorn and Cobra. 

The seminar is public, and we welcome everybody. 

Programme: Aesthetic Seminar spring 2021