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Joachim Pissarro in Conversation with Richard Shiff 2018-09-26 18:30:00 New York Studio School W 8th Street 60

“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 […]

Joachim Pissarro in Conversation with Richard Shiff

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“Old art offers just as good a criticism of new art as new art offers of old.” — Jasper Johns

Pablo Picasso, 1937, Graphite, gouache and colour stick on tracing cloth, 23.2 x 29.3 cm
Pablo Picasso, 1937, Graphite, gouache and colour stick on tracing cloth, 23.2 x 29.3 cm. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía , Madrid

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).

Jasper Johns, Untitled, 1991, oil on canvas, 48 x 60 in.
Jasper Johns, Untitled, 1991, oil on canvas, 48 x 60 in.

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