103rd College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 11-14 February 2015

The IAS hosted hosted one session, as well as its annual business meeting (this year on Thursday), at the 103rd CAA conference in New York. We also co-sponsored a study day at the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA). See below for more information.

Untying “The Knot”: The State of Postwar Italian Art History Today
Monday and Tuesday, February 9-10, 9:30AM-5:30PM
The Center for Modern Italian Art (CIMA)
421 Broome Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10013
Organized by Sharon Hecker and Marin R. Sullivan
Sponsored by CIMA and the Italian Art Society Read more

Di politica: Intersections of Italian Art and Politics since WWII
Wednesday, February 11, 12:30-2:00PM
Nassau Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
Session Organizers: Christopher Bennett and Elizabeth Mangini Read abstract

The Material of Labor: Art, the Esposizione Internazionale del Lavoro, and Italia ‘61
Marin R. Sullivan, Keene State College, NH  Read abstract

Heretical Aesthetics: Pier Paolo Pasolini and the Problem of Abstraction
Ara R. Merjian New York University Read abstract

Piero Gilardi: Being a “militant” artist during and after 1968
Maria De Vivo, “L’Orientale” University, Naples, Italy Read abstract

The Cultural Praxis of the Italian Movement of 1977
Danilo Mariscalco, Università degli Studi di Palermo – Laboratorio di Studi Culturali Read abstract

Discussant: Jacopo Galimberti, Independent Scholar

Business Meeting
Thursday, February 12, 7:30-9:00AM
Madison Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas