Giovanni Careri: Fri. 25 February 2011

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“The History of Art as the History of Prophecy”
3.30 p.m., Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

In the context of a one day symposium on

Contemporary Histories – Intersecting Pasts and Futures

hosted by the Dept. of Art History, Visual Art and Theory this Friday, Feb. 25th, Prof. Giovanni Careri, (EHESS, Paris)  will be giving a keynote address that will analyse elements from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel against images from Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, with reference to Walter Benjamin’s concept of history. The talk takes place in the Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Center, from 3:30 – 4:45. All are welcome!

Keynote Address:
“The History of Art as the History of Prophecy”
– Giovanni Careri, École des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

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