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The Institute of Art History and Visual Culture is Estonia’s leading research and teaching centre for art history. The professors and faculty members in our department are top specialists in their fields and recognized experts; our graduates include Estonia’s leading younger generation curators, critics and art theoreticians. The Institute of Art History and Visual Culture’s curriculum combines historical and object-centred approaches to art with knowledge of theoretical viewpoints.

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The research team of EAA Institute of Art History and Visual Culture “Historicizing art: Knowledge production in art history in Estonia amidst changing ideologies and disciplinary developments“ (PUT788) is organising an international conference “Art History and Socialism(s) after World War II: The 1940s until the 1960s“ from 27th to 29th October 2016. Programme, registration and all relevant ...
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Institute of Art History and Visual Culture and Centre for Contemporary Arts Estonia present public lecture on April 20, 18.00 at Arhitektuurikeskus (Põhja pst 27a, Tallinn) Dorothea von Hantelmann „Why exhibitions became a modern ritual (and what they tell us about the society in which they take place) “ Hantelmann will hold a seminar on April 21, 10.00 at Institute of Art History and Visual ...
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The Institute of Art History open lectures series Space, Media, Mediation will continue on Friday, April 17th at 5PM with the lecture of Eric Kluitenberg. The lecture entitled Returning to Earth. Beyong the Network Society: A Plea for Ecological Design will take place at the hall of the Academy of Sciences (6 Kohtu St). This talk will start locally: In the initial series of Interstanding ...
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On MOnday, February 16th, 4pm, the leading international specialist in art communication Rhiannon Pickles will hold a public lecture at the Institute of Art History, Suur-Kloostri 11, room 103. Rhiannon Pickles PR has co-operated with various pavilions of the Venice biennale, Frieze art fair, Instanbul biennale, Manifesta, dOCUMENTA, Pro Helvetia, Richard Saltoun, Marian Goodman, and Lisson ...
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On Thursday, February 12th at 6PM dr Michael Zinganel from Academy of Fine Arts Vienna will hold a lecture about the heritage of Croatian socialist recreational architecture. The lecture will take place at the Institute of Art History, Suur-Kloostri 11, room 104, and be moderated by dr Epp Lankots.After WW II many Austrian intellectuals perceived the Third Way of Tito's Yugoslavia during the ...
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Vol. 23, no. 3/4 of Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi / Studies on Art and Architecture, fully in English, is devoted to Debating German Heritage: Art History and Nationalism during the Long Nineteenth Century. Introductory article by the editors of the Special Issue (Kristina Jõekalda, Krista Kodres) is followed by contributions on the idea of cultural heritage and the canon of art (Hubert Locher), ...