Art, History & Neuroscience: The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduc...
Art, History and Neuroscience: The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproducibility
Speaker: David Freedberg, Director and Professor of the History of Art, Warburg Institute
David Freedberg will repeat his 2016-17 Cambridge University Slade Lectures in London at the Warburg Institute on the dates listed below. All lectures will begin at 17.30 except for Thursday 1 December when the final two lectures will be held sequentially (starting at 16.30) with a tea break between them.
Fri 14 October 2016 - The Painter without Hands: Phantom Limbs and the History of Art
Thurs 20 October 2016 - Compassion and Canonicity:Humanism and the Fear of Science
Thurs 27 October 2016 - The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Walter Benjamin and Aby Warburg
Thurs 3 November 2016 - Real and Banal Empathy: Movement and Feeling
Fri 18 November 2016 - The Bear and the Marionettes: Automaticity and Innocence
Thurs 24 November 2016 - Lip-Synch Lessons: Sight, Sound and Touch
Thurs 1 December 2016 - The following two lectures will be held at 16.30 and 18.00 (with a tea break at 17.30):
- Inhibition and Judgement: The Paradox of Disinterest (16.30)
- Natural Piety: Sensation and Reflection (18.00)