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TURIN, FRIDAY 16 MARCH 2018, H. 17.30 | GAM Torino
1st PIETRO DEBENEDETTI LECTURE: W.J.T. MITCHELL, “The Ship of Fools: From Metaphor to World Picture”
W.J.T. Mitchell is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago. He is one of the leading voices of the visual studies. Among his books: Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology, 1986; Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation, 1994; What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images, 2005; Cloning Terror: The War of Images, 9/11 to the Present, 2011; Image Science: Iconology, Visual Culture and Media Aesthetics, 2015.
Organizers: Centro Studi Arti della Modernità and CIM | Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca sulla Morfologia “Francesco Moiso”, with the support of the University of Turin, in a partnership with DFE | Dipartimento di Filosofia e Scienze dell’educazione, GAM Torino | Galleria civica di arte moderna e contemporanea.
Venue: GAM Torino, Sala Uno | Via Magenta 31 (Turin)
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