Part 1. Welcome and introduction, Marko Daniel and Gill Perry
This study day explores issues raised by a major Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at Tate Modern. His extraordinary body of work is the springboard for a critical exploration of ideas around the meaning of pop in the US and UK and its legacy for contemporary art and culture. Curators, academics and artists will contribute to the debates.
Welcome by Marko Daniel This study day explores some of the issues raised by the Rodchenko and Popova exhibition, including the relationship between art and every day life in post-war Russian constructivist art.
Steve Edwards, Nigel Warburton, Marko Daniel, Kathe Kollwitz, Frida Kahlo and Frances Morris, Plenary Discussion At this study day leading curators and art historians discuss the relationship between exhibitions, museum collections and art history
Marko Daniel and Frances Morris, Tate Modern - A Case Study This paper reviews the controversial opening display of the permanent collection at Tate Modern which embraced a thematic, as opposed to chronological structure, as well as the principle of rotating displays. It discusses the recent rehang of the collection which departs from the opening display in significant ways while it also continues to address the same challenges and builds on and develops a number of its principles.
Marko Daniel, Introduction This study day explores the various ways in which performance has been used in recent art, focusing on a range of media including photography, performance, installation, video art and painting.