Following an invitation from the Institute of Art History/FCSH/NOVA, Professors Danièle Cohn (Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne) and Gérard Wajcman (Université Paris VIII) will attend the launch of n.º 12 of the Revista de História da Arte, where both have an article published. The launch will take place at Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva, in Lisbon, 1st of April, at 18h00.
Moreover, the professors will deliver two lectures within the series of seminars ‘Visiting Lectures Series in Contemporary Art’, promoted this year by the Institute of Art History as part of the doctoral curricular programme of FCSH.
See below their biographical notes:
Danièle Cohn is full Professor at Philosophy Department, Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University, France, and Director of the Center for Æsthetics and Philosophy of Art. She also belongs to the Staff of the french journal Critique. She is the director of the collection Æsthetica at the Editions Rue d’Ulm, Paris. She is the co-director of the french edition of Aby Warburg (L’Ecarquillé). Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University since 2002, Humboldt Universität, Freie Universität, Berlin, Università di Palermo, Roma, Sao Paulo (Usp). She was Guest Scholar (2009, 2010, 2011), and Guest Researcher at the Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles), 2013, 2014, 2015. She is the editor and translator in french of Dilthey (Ecrits d’esthétique, 1994), Panofsky (Hercule à la croisée des chemins, 1999), Konrad Fiedler (Sur l’origine de l’activité artistique, 2003, Aphorismes, 2004). She has edited Y voir mieux, y regarder de plus près, autour d’Hubert Damisch, 2003) and Daniel Arasse historien de l’art, 2010. She participated to several exhibition catalogues (Pierre Buraglio, John Massey, Eric Cameron, Richard Peduzzi, Anselm Kiefer). She wrote several books and articles, including La lyre d’Orphée, Goethe et l’esthétique, (1999), portuguese translation, A Lira de Orfeu, Goethe e a estética, and Textes clés d’esthétique ( 2011). She recently published Anselm Kiefer Ateliers, [translated into german and english in 2012 and 2013 as Anselm Kiefer Studios]; L’artiste, le vrai, le juste (2014). She was the curator of the exhibition De l’Allemagne, de Caspar David Friedrich à Max Beckmann, at the Louvre Museum in 2013, and edited with Sebastien Allard the exhibition catalogue, De l’Allemagne (2013).