Contestation: Art in Critical Debate during Post War France 1945-1972

Natalie Adamson
University of Melbourne,
“The end of Folklore: the Ecole de Paris
caught between Nationalism and Universalism, 1946-1964”

Patrik Anderson
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design,
“Chance in Stockholm and Paris: 1995-1961”

Laurence Betrand-Dorleac
Universite Amiens, istitut de Sciences
Politique, Paris,
“La Violence dans cette Historie”

Benjamin Buchloh
Barnard University,
“Refiguring the Post-War years”

Daniel Buren
Artist, Paris,
“Art in Paris around 1958”

Jill Carrik
University of Ottawa,
“The Assassination of Marcel Duchamp
Collectivism and Contestation in 1960’s”

Serge Guilbaut
University o f British Columbia,
“Pierre Franastel’s Peculiar Art History”

Steve Harris
University of Alberta

Jean-Jaques Lebel
Artist, Paris,
“French Intellectuals and the Algerian Wars”

Herman Lebovics
Stony Brook University,
“The language of Negation: From Montage to Detournement in the Situationist International”

Susan Weiner
Yale University,
“Monsieur Dame Goes to Hollywood:
Jaques Demy’s Demoiselles de Rochefort”