Histories of Meaning/ Meanings of History: Interpretation in the Visual Arts

The term "interpretation" is a staple of our art historical vocabulary, and this symposium asks graduate students to question both what we mean by it and how we understand its place within the history of art and architecture. Interpretation has been defined as "the bringing into being of a considered text that, if generally accepted, causes the work of art that is its subject to be viewed in a certain light." This implies that interpretation is distinct from other modes of experiencing ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
UCSB Art History Graduate Student Association
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, April 26, 2013
Event Location: 
University of California, Santa Barbara
Abstract due date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Categories: 
Graduate Conference
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