Recent
 
With Darren Jones, “The Contemporary Art Gallery”
- The Studio School, October 14, 2015.
 
“Wild Art”
- Madre Museum, Naples (Italy), December 3, 2014
- Academia, Naples (Italy), December 5, 2014
- Circolo dei Lettori, University of Turin (Italy), December 9, 2014
 
“The Contemporary Art Gallery”
- Psychoanalysis and Art: Sixth International Symposium, Florence, May 17, 2014
 
“Wild Art”
- Department of Art History, University of Florence, Florence, May 16, 2014
 
With Joachim Pissarro, “From Wild Art to Mild Art”
- The Studio School, February 26, 2014
 
With Joachim Pissarro, “Wild Art”
- The Institute for Contemporary Art, London, October 8, 2013
- The Prince's Drawing School, London, October 9, 2013
- Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, October 10, 2013
- Berlin, October 11, 2013.
 
“Kant’s Anarchistic Aesthetics”
- June 5, 2013, Department of Philosophy, University of Turin.
 
“Placing the Early Writings of Adrian Stokes: From Sunrise in the West (1926) to The Quattro Cento (1932)”
- Tate London, May 25, 2013; Link: published online.
 
“Kant’s Anarchistic Aesthetics”
- March 29, 2013. University of Louisville.
 
“Wild Art”
- University of Kentucky, March 28, 2013
 
“Kant’s Anarchistic Aesthetics”
- University of Kentucky, March 29 2013
 
“Wild Art”
- Art Department, University of Toronto, November 6, 2012
 
With Adele Tutter,” Caravaggio/Poussin”
- April 20, 2012, BrooklynFineArts, NY.
 
“The Place of Indian Art within a World Art History”
- April 6, 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
With Adele Tutter, “Sex and Aggression”
- Private Session – NY Psychoanalytic Society,” 3 January 2012.
 
With Adele Tutter, “Caravaggio/Poussin”
- Studio School, November 9, 2011
 
“Presentism and Conservation of Visual Art”
- November 5, 2011, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
 
“Wild Art”
- Art Department, Columbia University, October 18, 2011
 
Visiting Lecturer, Philippe de Montebello’s NYU graduate class, “The Encyclopedic Museum: Enlightened or Entitled?”
- October 18, 2011
 
“Wild Art”
- Guangzhou, September 22, 2011
 
“Painting and the Photograph within and outside the Art World System”
- Columbus Museum of Art, April 16, 2011
 
“Abstract Painting in the Norton Simon Collection”
- Norton Simon Museum, March 26. 2011
 
With Joachim Pissarro, “Beyond Art,” “Experience,” and “Globalization”
- February, 2011, College Art Association, New York City

 
With Philippe de Montebello, “On the Prospects for a World Art History”
- Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, November 3, 2010.
 
“Arthur Danto as Artist”
- University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, October 7, 2010
 
"The Art Museum Today"
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm, September 10, 2010
- Oswaldo Rodriquez Roque Lecture, Yale Art Museum, September 23, 2010
 
“Kant and Modernism”
- Albritten Lecture, Baylor University, April 9, 2010
 
With Joachim Pissarro, "Art Outside the Art World”
- Studio School, March 12, 2010
 
“How to Misunderstand Chinese Art: Seven Examples”

- Beijing International Conference on Art Theory and Criticism, May 28, 2009

 

“Sean Scully”

- Luxan Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, May 21, 2009

 

“Gombrich on Chinese Art”

- E. H. Gombrich auf dem Weg zu einer BIldwissenschaft des 21.Jahrhunderts, March 31, 2009,

- Greifswald, Germany. National Central University, Taipei, April 26, 2009

 

“Peter Saul’s Political Art”

- Keynote address, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1 November, 2008

 

“The Place of Japanese Buddhist Art in a World Art History”

- Japanese Art History Society, Tokyo, 1 June, 2008 published in Chinese Journal of Chinese Fine Arts. 2008: 61-72.

- National Chenghi University, Taipei, April 24, 2009

- Luxan Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, May 22, 2009

 

Panelist, “Unique Act”

- Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, March 12, 2008

 

“The Future of the Art Museum”

- Seton Hall University, March 6, 2008

 

“Towards a World Art History,” World Art: Ways Forward

- Sainsbury Center, University of East Anglia, England, September 8, 2007

 

Discussion of my Museum Skepticism

- National Public Radio, Minnesota, June 28, 2007

 

Book Panel (discussion of my Museum Skepticism)

- American Association of Museums, Chicago, May 14, 2007

 

Keynote essay, On line Conference in Aesthetics. Arthur Danto’s Transfiguration of the Commonplace- 25 Years Later.

- January 22, 2007- on line at artmind.typepad.com/onlineconference

 

The Review Panel (discussion of art criticism)

- National Academy Museum, November 3, 2006

 

Guest speaker. “The Craft of Criticism”

- The Studio School, November 1, 2006.

 

Informal Panel Discussion, Museum Skepticism

- National Humanities Center, October 10, 2006. Helsinki, Atheneum, April 10, 2007

 

“A World Art History”

- National Humanities Center, October 5, 2006

- Sewanee- University of the South, November 15, 2006

- Art History Department, University of South Carolina, November 9, 2006

- Philosophy Department, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, November 30, 2006

- Art History Department, Duke University, 22 February, 2007

- Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Lithuania, April 5, 2007

 

“Two Representations of Masaniello’s Revolt in Neapolitan Paintings”

- Art History Department, University of Iowa, September 13, 2006

- Swedish Academy, Rome, September 23, 2006

 

“A Multicultural Art History”

- Art Department, University of Ioannina, Greece, May 8, 2006

 

“Writing a World Art History”

- School of Visual Arts, New York, March 2, 2006

 

“Nicolas Poussin, Henri Matisse, Richard Diebenkoen, Sean Scully: How Artists Change Their Styles”

- Lecture and Gallery Talk, the Phillips Gallery, December 8, 2005

- Massachusetts College of Art, March 14, 2006

- New York Studio School, April 28, 2006.

 

“Working Locally, Thinking Globally”

- panel participant, Cleveland Institute of Art, November 16, 2005

 

“The World Now is One”

- Beijing Biennale Symposium, Hefei, September 24, 2005

 

“Islamic Carpets in Paintings: An Alternative Theory of the Origin of the Art Museum”

- Peking University, September 22, 2005

 

“A Multicultural Art History”

- University of Iowa, March 9, 2005

 

“Islamic Carpets in Paintings: An Alternative Theory of the Origin of the Art Museum”

- College Art Association, February 19, 2005.

 

“Marcel’s Studio Visit with Elstir”

- Brown University, December 4, 2004

- Grinnell College, March 10, 2005

- Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, April 4, 2007

- Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, April 10, 2007

 

“The Shapes of Art’s History” – Two Lectures.

Towards a Universal Art History: The Story of Painting and Sculpture in Europe and India

Why We Need a Universal Art History: Museums and Mutual Recognition

- Mumbai, November 15 and 16, 2004

- New Delhi, November 18 and 19, 2004

 

“Art Writing”

- School for Visual Arts, Thursday, October 21, 2004

 

“The Art Museum and Its Enemies”

- Clark Institute Symposium, October 14, 2004

 

“The Public Art Museum”

- High Lane Gallery, Dublin, May 20, 2004

- Clark Institute, September 14, 2004

- Mt. Holyoke College, Tuesday October 5, 2004

- Art Department, Aristotle University, Thesselanaki, Greece, May 12, 2006

- Jocelyn Art Musum, Omaha, June 13, 2006

 

“Tradition and Innovation in Contemporary American Visual Art”

- Bejing Forum, August 24, 2004

 

Discussion of my writings

- Institute of Art, Technology & Design Visual Art Practice MA students, Dublin, May 19, 2004

 

Studio visits

- National College of Art & Design MA students, Dublin, May 17, 2004

 

“Interpreting the Post-Historical Museum: The Fate of High Art in an Era of Mass Culture”

- University of Buffalo, April 2, 2004.

 

“Anthony Blunt as Art Historian”

- Courtauld Institute, March 9, 2004.

 

“The Public Art Museum”

- University of North Carolina, Greensborough, February 20, 2004. (And studio visits.)

 

“The Art Museum as Installation: An Interpretation of the Place of Matisse’s The Joy of Life in the Barnes Foundation”

- University of Toronto, November 2003.

 

“Discussion with Martin Ball”

- Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, June 15, 2003.

 

“Old Master Drawing in the Art Museum”

- University of Toronto Humanities Centre, March 20, 2003.

 

“The Art Museum”

- Art History Department, University of Iowa, February 6, 2003

 

Participant, “Danto-Conference”

- Columbia University, October 4-6, 2002.

 

Participant, “Adrian Stokes Conference”

- Bristol, June 28-July 1, 2002.

 

“Writing about Art: A Reading”

- Studio School, New York, May 8, 2002.

 

“Writing about Art: The Function of Museums and Art Galleries”

- Kent State University, April 25, 2002.

 

“Skeptics, Art Lovers, and the Art Museum”

- Shelden Museum, Omaha Nebraska, November 9, 2001

- College Art Association, Feburary 23, 2002.

 

Session on The Aesthetics of Comics

- American Society of Aesthetics, Minneapolis, October 2001

 

“New York Art, Pittsburgh Art, Art”

- Carnegie Museum, September 8, 2001.

 

“The Art Museum”

- Cleveland Institute of Art and Case Western Reserve University, February 15, 2001

 

“Exhibiting the Other: Museums of Mankind and the Politics of Cultural Representation”

- Centre Allemand d’Histoire de L’art, Paris, November 2-5, 2000.

- Chair, Session on Ethnology and Modern Art.

 

“The Art of Display in A Post-Historical Museum. The Uses of Spectacle in the J. Paul Getty Museum”

- Seminar, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, June 13, 2000

 

“Turning Pages: Adrian Stokes’ Quattro Cento”

- Getty Research Institute, April 3, 2000

 

Panelist, “ Contemporary Printmaking and the Art of Collaboration”

- Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, 18 March, 2000

 

“Artforum and its Discontents”

- New York Studio School, February 23, 2000

 

“Catharism and Its Discontents”

- College Art Association, New York, February 2000