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Department of Art History presents

Masterclass in Modern/ Contemporary Art with Prof. Joshua Shannon

Date: 12, 14, 16 December 2022 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
Time: 3:30-5pm
Venue: CPD-2.42, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus (Direction to CPD-2.42 from MTR HKU station) ONLINE

  • The Modernist Landscape (12 Dec 2022)
  • Abstract Expressionism: Action and the Sublime After World War II (14 Dec 2022)
  • Photography and the Human Being Since 1980 (16 Dec 2022) ONLINE

Meeting ID: 994 5014 4903 | Password: 853749

Speaker: Prof. Joshua Shannon (Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, The University of Maryland, USA)

Joshua Shannon is Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory at the University of Maryland, USA. His research and teaching investigate modern and contemporary art in relationship to social and cultural history, with special interests in architecture, cities, landscape, and ecology. His publications include The Disappearance of Objects: New York Art and the Rise of the Postmodern City (Yale University Press, 2009), The Recording Machine: Art and Fact During the Cold War (Yale University Press, 2017) and, co-edited with Jason Weems and Laura Bieger, Humans (Terra/Chicago, 2021).

* These classes are opened to students, alumni and friends of HKU Department of Art History.

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