Thi erie repreet a repoe to a mber o chaege. Firty, theiheret probem ad cotradictio that arie whe attemptig to otieor mmarie the wide-ragig, cotaty chagig ad coteted phereo both art theory ad practice, ad ecody, the e o mmary term todecribe a rage o practice, may o which emerged i oppoitio to chtotaiig tedecie.Takig thee chaege ito accot, thi tak erie oer a rageo perpective, drawig o expertie ad experiece rom ectrer, artit,crator ad critica writer ad i either deitive or exhative. The ite-tio i to provide backgrod ad cotexta iormatio abot the art adartit eatred i IMMA’ exhibitio ad coectio i particar, ad abotCotemporary Art i geera, to promote iormatio harig, ad to ecoragecritica thikig, debate ad dicio abot art ad artit. The tak erieaddree apect o Moder ad Cotemporary Art paig the period romthe 1940 to the preet.Each tak wi be pported by a iormatio eaet which icdea mmary, the preeter’ eay, a readig it, a goary o term ad areorce it. Thi iormatio ca ao be od o IMMA’ webite aogwith more detaied iormatio abot artwork ad artit eatred i IMMA’Coectio at www.imma.ie.
There is a growing interest in Contemporary Art, yet the ideas and theo-retical frameworks which inform its practice can be complex and difcultto access. By focusing on a number of key headings, such as Conceptual Art,Installation Art and Performance Art, this series of talks is intended toprovide a broad overview of some of the central themes and directions inModern and Contemporary Art.
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IMMA Talks Series