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Joachim Pissarro and Richard Schiff
October 30, 2018 · Lecture Series Archive
“Old art offers just as good a criticism of new art as new art offers of old.” — Jasper Johns
Joachim Pissarro is the Bershad Professor of Art History and Director of the Hunter College Galleries, CUNY. Former Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA, NY. Publications include the book, Individualism and Inter-Subjectivity in Modernism: Two Case Studies of Artistic Interchanges – Camille Pissarro and Paul Cézanne; Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, and the essay, Joseph Beuys: Set Between One and All.
Richard Shiff is the Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art at The University of Texas at Austin, where he directs the Center for the Study of Modernism. His scholarly interests range broadly across the field of modern and contemporary art. His publications include Cézanne and the End of Impressionism (1984), Critical Terms for Art History (co-edited, 1996, 2003), Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonné (co-authored, 2004), Doubt (2008), Between Sense and de Kooning (2011), Ellsworth Kelly: New York Drawings 1954-1962 (2014), and More Dimensions Than You Know: Jack Whitten, Paintings 1979-1989 (2017).
Recorded on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.