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Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor

Jacqueline Lichtenstein

2016-2017 Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor
Professor of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, Université Paris - Sorbonne

The Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professorship brings a distinguished scholar to the Institute each year to teach a course and give a series of public lectures. The Professorship was endowed in 2006 by the late Professor Varnedoe's friends and colleagues to honor and perpetuate his legacy of innovative teaching and remarkable public presence. Past holders of this position include S. Hollis Clayson (2015) Briony Fer (2014), Thierry de Duve (2013), Okwui Enwezor (2012) Wu Hung (2011), David Joselit (2010), Alexander Potts (2009), Molly Nesbit (2008), and Jeffrey Weiss (2007).

Watch the public lectures of previous Kirk Varnedoe visiting professors.

2016 Schedule

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:00 PM
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein
On Judging works of art I. - Who are the right judges ?
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:00 PM 
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein 
Title: On Judging Works of Art II. -The Esthetic Value of Originality, Authenticity, Uniqueness 
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00 PM 
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein 
 On judging works of art III. - Forgers and experts
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