Modernism and Cross-Cultural Exchange
A Graduate Symposium sponsored by the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, and the Department of the History of Art, The University of Cambridge


Saturday, March 31, 2012
9:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m., 1:30–4:15 p.m.
612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Symposium Poster


9-9:30 a.m.: Coffee and Bagels

Judith Lee Stronach Center, 8th Floor, Schermerhorn Hall

9:30-10:45: Session 1

Megan McCarthy: "German Applied Arts at the Newark Museum: Transatlantic Politics & Exhibition Practice before the Great War"

Louise Hardiman: "Beyond the 'World of Art': The Writings of Netta Peacock and Frank Rinder for Modernist Artistic Journals in Russia, ca. 1900"

Chloe Kroeter: "Did the German War Machine Power British Politics? Images of the Foreign Threat on Covers of The New Age, 1910"

10:45-11: Break

11-12:15 p.m.: Session 2

Nicola Kozicharow: ''Byzantine Pure and Simple': The British Reception of Dmitrii Stelletskii at the Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition of 1912"

Lauren Weinberg: "Man Ray the 'Great Hunter'?: Capturing the Women of the Avant-Garde"

Maggie Mustard: "Suspension and Possibility: Yamawaki Iwao and the Trajectory of Bauhaus Photography"

12:15-1:30: Lunch Break

1:30-2:45: Session 3

Alaistair Meredith: "Jan Juta in the 1920s: Paris, Eze, and New York"

Eszter Polonyi: "Invisible Man: Microcinematography in early 20th-century Europe"

Josefine Baark: "Saga: Danish-Inuit Modernism and Ethnographic Collecting at the Sugartop Mountain"

2:45-3: Break

3-4:15: Session 4

Michaela de Lacaze: "Turn Off the TV and Drop Some Acid: Psychedelic Participation, Politics, and Mass Media in Marta Minujín's Art of the Sixties"

Michael Sanchez: "Andre Cadere in Circulation"

Sonia Coman: "Wataru Matsumura: Microcosms in Ink"