ANN: Andre Lhote and his students (Istanbul, 11 Dec 17)

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Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture Taksim, 109 Istanbul-Turkey, December 11, 2017

Correlating Cultural and Ideological Positions
André Lhote, Paris, and his former international students

11th DECEMBER 2017  13.30-20.00

For many early to mid-twentieth century artists from around the world Andre Lhote's (1885-1962) theoretical and practical lessons were a basis for the development of individual and regional modernisms. The conference seeks to analyze to what extent Andre Lhote, as a key figure in global modernism and until now unjustly neglected, was able to give rise to forms of artistic production.

PROGRAM

13.30 Introduction and Welcome I Zeynep Kuban and Simone Wille

13.45 -15.00 André Lhote. General Introduction

Dominique Bermann Martin, Association André Lhote, Le Raincy. 
The Life of André Lhote
French with English translation I

Fanny Drugeon, Art Historian, Paris
From Paris to Mirmande, international aspects of Lhote's  Academy through Lhote's writings and correspondance

Karin Sidén, General Director I Anna Meister, Head of Archive,  
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde Museum, Stockholm
Form and colour-André Lhote and Swedish cubism. About the current exhibition at the Waldemarsudde Museum, Stockholm I Video presentation

15.30 Tea I Coffee break

16:00-18:00  PANEL I: Case Studies. Students from around the world  Part 1

Michelle Greet, Director, Art History Program, George Mason University
Latin American Artists at the Académie Lhote

Alejandra Ortiz Castaiiares, Florence, Universita degli Studi di Firenz
Manuel Rodriguez Lozano, the Mexican "purist"

Vesna Burojevic I Zana Gvozdenovic, art historian, curator and director, "Sava Sumanovic" Gallery I Belgrade, art historian, curator and art critic.
Sava Sumanovic and Other Serbian Painters in André Lhote’s Atelier in Paris

17 .30 Tea I Coffee break

18.00-19:00 PANEL II:
Case Studies. Students from around  the world  Part 2 (continuation)

Jamaleddin Toomajnia, PhD candidate ITU, Istanbul
Jalil Ziapour an Iranian Student in the Académie Lhote

Simone Wille, Vienna, University of Innsbruck
Towards Artistic Forms in India and Pakistan. Shakir Ali and Jehangir Sabavala

Zeynep Kuban, ITU- Art History Graduate Program
An overview of the Turkish students attending the Académie Lhote

19:00
Final Discussion

Closing Remarks

Question and Answers will be at the end of each section

The contributions will be in English

Made possible through
Istanbul Technical University
University of Innsbruck          
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Organized by 
Zeynep Kuban I kuban@itu.edu.tr
Simone Wille I Simone.Wille@uibk.ac.at