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Scenes from a Marriage: Have Art and Theory Drifted Apart?

12pm, Friday 16 October


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Since the 1980s, when buzzwords like ‘semiotics’ were prevalent in the art world, theory has played an important role in the interpretation, and making, of art. Yet, after all these years, has contemporary art really influenced the way philosophers think? And is theory still relevant to today’s artists?

  • Simon Critchley (Chair & Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research, New York)
  • Robert Storr (Artist, Critic, Curator and Dean of Yale School of Art)
  • Barbara Bloom (Artist)
  • Chair: Jörg Heiser (Co-editor, frieze)

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