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Friday, November 17, 2017
1:00 PM


Smart Museum of Art


FREE, but space is limited. RSVP to Students and faculty from all disciplines are welcome to participate.

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Smart Museum of Art


Join the Smart Museum of Art for an interdisciplinary discussion gathered around Yves Klein’s Table bleue, on view in Conversations with the Collection: Building/Environments.

With short presentations by UChicago scholars:

Ariela Lazar
Lecturer in Philosophy
Founder, Lazar Art Advisory LLC

Sidney Nagel
Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Physics, James Franck Institute, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College

Steven Shevell
Eliakam Hastings Moore Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Moderated by

Mark Hereld
Senior Fellow, Computation Institute


Image: Installation view of Building/Environments featuring Yves Klein, Table bleue, Designed 1961, table made after 1963, IKB pigment, Plexiglas, glass, and steel legs, Collection of Robert J. Buford.