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What is an Image

July 17, 2008

“What is an Image” at the Art Institute of Chicago, organized by James Elkins and Gottfried Boehm.

The Stone Summer Theory Institute 2008: What is an Image

This event gathers some of the most influential historians and theorists working on images, in order to come to an understanding of what the visual has come to mean.

Faculty include W.J.T. Mitchell, Marie-José Mondzain, and Jacqueline Lichtenstein; the event is co-organized by James Elkins and Gottfried Boehm.

An intensive week of seminars on the nature of the image. We will be discussing images of all kinds, and we will have original contemporary painting, photography, and video art in the seminar room.