On early 20th Century portraiture drawing

  • Sun, Dec 10, 2006
    (This event has already happened.)

    Cobb Hall

    Soussloff is currently a professor in the History of Art and Visual Culture Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of The Absolute Artist (University of Minnesota Press, 1997) and the editor of Jewish Identity in Modern Art History (University of California Press, 1999). Soussloff will lecture on early Twentieth Century portraiture drawing from her new book The Subject in Art (Duke University Press, 2006), which is a study of the visual construction of the modern European subject and subjectivities. The book demonstrates through an analysis of philosophical theory, avant-garde painting, pictorialist photographs, and art historical discourse that a new kind of social subject, “a visualized subject”, emerged before World War I.