American Art in a Global Context
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2006
9 to 10:30 a.m., Session V: Photography as a Global Medium
Moderator: Anthony Lee, Mount Holyoke College
- Nancy Mowll Mathews, Williams College Museum of Art, "American Moving Pictures in an International Context, 1890-1900"
- François Brunet, Université Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, "American Photography in France: A Brief History of Reception"
- Rob Kroes, University of Amsterdam, "The Family of Man Revisited"
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Session VI: Culture, Commerce, and Propaganda
Moderator: Laura Katzman, Randolph-Macon Woman's College
- Sergio Cortesini, University of Cassino, "Mussolini's Artists Across the American Scene"
- Helen A. Harrison, Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center, "Pollock in Europe/Europe in Pollock"
- John Bowles, Indiana University, "African American Culture in Japan: A Transnational Dialogue"
- Martha Bayles, The Weekly Standard, "Is American Culture a Force for Peace?"
12:30 to 1 p.m., Discussion & summation