the art of the concept

How does art think? What kind of conceptuality inheres in the aesthetic? What artistic revolutions and political-economic transformations help account for the contemporary preponderance of “conceptual art” and “autofiction”? Between immanently critical works and postcritical trends, is interpretation obsolete?
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InterCcECT kicks off summer with a reading group session on Peter Osborne’s Anywhere or Not at All: Philosophy of Contemporary Art. We’ll focus on the introduction and chapters 1-2; contact us for the readings. Join us Thursday June 7th, 4pm, at the Red Lion Pub 2446 N Lincoln (Red, Brown, Purple Lines: Fullerton).

As always, InterCcECT welcomes your proposals for events including mini seminars, field trips, and lectures. Summer ramps up frequency, so propose away! Follow us on Facebook for frequent links.

On our Chicago calendar:
The Debt of the Living
Adam Phillips and Leo Bersani
Work, Blackness, Sex
Political Futures

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  1. Alexis Stephenson

    Reblogged this on Critical Theory Chicago and commented:
    Critical theory around Chicago! Check it out.

  2. juice

    Sorry for the multi-front email blast (catching up on emails finally before I get back to Chicago). Could you send me the readings for this? Thanks!

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