Department of Art History
Masterclass in Modern/ Contemporary Art with Prof. Joshua Shannon
Date: 12, 14, 16 December 2022 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
Venue: CPD-2.42, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus
- The Modernist Landscape (12 Dec 2022)
- Abstract Expressionism: Action and the Sublime After World War II (14 Dec 2022)
- Photography and the Human Being Since 1980 (16 Dec 2022)
Speaker: Prof. Joshua Shannon (Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, The University of Maryland, USA)
Joshua Shannon is Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory at the University of Maryland, USA. His research and teaching investigate modern and contemporary art in relationship to social and cultural history, with special interests in architecture, cities, landscape, and ecology. His publications include The Disappearance of Objects: New York Art and the Rise of the Postmodern City (Yale University Press, 2009), The Recording Machine: Art and Fact During the Cold War (Yale University Press, 2017) and, co-edited with Jason Weems and Laura Bieger, Humans (Terra/Chicago, 2021).
*These classes are opened to students, alumni and friends of HKU Department of Art History.
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