The School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University presents 'Why, When and Wherefore Feminism and Art History?' a lecture by Prof Griselda Pollock.
Prof Griselda Pollock, Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art in the Department of Fine Art at the University of Leeds, is an eminent art historian. Her influential work has engaged with issues of gender, race and class in the formations of modernism in late nineteenth century Europe and America; the history of women in the visual arts; the work of Vincent van Gogh; women's cinema 1940-9; the legend of Tarzan: myths of empire, identity and place, and contemporary visual arts by women. Well known publications by her include Vision and Difference (1988); Differencing the Canon (1999); Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum (2007); Avant Garde Gambits 1888-1893: Gender and the Colour of Art History (1992); and Vincent Van Gogh: Artist of His Time (1978). This lecture series draws upon her current research on trauma, history and memory after the Holocaust and Jewish Art and Modernity.
Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)