In this three-part course, participants will unpack the contentious questions of authenticity, appropriation, and authority in contemporary art through various case studies and critical approaches. This course builds a skill set of observational tools, conceptual vocabulary, and a greater confidence in navigating contemporary art. Each session is led by a different guest speaker who presents an interactive, thematic lecture.
• May 2: “Authorship” with Michelle Dezember, AAM Learning Director
• May 9: “Authenticity” with Heidi Zuckerman, AAM Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director
• May 16: “Appropriation” with Erich Hatala Matthes, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wellesley College
This session’s topic is: “Authorship”
Who has the right to speak? Is anything original? This introductory session will lay the groundwork for the course, as well as investigate the responsibility of ownership in art-making and appreciation.
Preregistration strongly encouraged:
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Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.