May 17th, 2013 6 p.m. (German)
Helmut Draxler, art historian, curator of the exhibition
7 p.m. (English)
The Content of Form – A Reading by Ian Wallace
Lecture by Ian Wallace, artist, followed by a conversation with Helmut Draxler
June 22nd, 2013 5-7 p.m. (English)
The Curatorial. A Philosophy of Curating
Lecture by Jean-Paul Martinon, philosopher followed by a conversation with Helmut Draxler
On Collecting Critical Art Practices
Hal Foster, art historian, art critic in conversation with Helmut Draxler
June 26, 2013, 5–8 p.m. (German)
The Value of the “Exhibition Value”
Walter Benjamin opposes the exhibition value to the cult value without offering a more precise definition. The symposium ventures a variety of readings in the attempt to determine the historical and systematic place of this concept between the values of the collection and the value of the work.
Kathrin Busch, philosopher, cultural theorist
Eva Kernbauer, art historian
Gregor Stemmrich, art historian
Moderation: Helmut Draxler
* Further information about the lectures and the symposium are to be found on our website soon.
Reader on collecting, curating, and exhibiting Conceptual art in regard to the history of the Generali Foundation; texts by the three curators Guillaume Désanges, Helmut Draxler, Gertrud Sandqvist, and essays by Sabeth Buchmann, Juli Carson, Christian Höller, Eve Meltzer, Luke Skrebowski, Ian Wallace, Camiel van Winkel, et al. To be published in fall 2013.