WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will host a free public conversation, "Art History and Materiality," on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Participants will share their perspectives, engage in dialogue, and answer questions.
The conversation is the culminating event of a colloquium by the same name, which seeks to reveal the material underpinnings of art historical thought -- both in its past traditions and its current practices.
The "Art History and Materiality" colloquium is convened by Jennifer Jane Marshall, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and Kate Mondloch, University of Oregon. Participants include Bill Brown, University of Chicago; Carolyn Dean, University of California, Santa Cruz; Susan Dackerman, Harvard Art Museums; Christina Kiaer, Northwestern University; Michelle Kuo, Artforum; Gregory Levine, University of California, Berkeley; Fred R. Myers, New York University; Bissera Pentcheva, Stanford University; Christopher B. Steiner, Connecticut College.
The Clark is at 225 South St. Information: clarkart.edu or call 413-458-2303.