Zurich Salon: Who decides what makes art great?
What is art? Is connoisseurship an elitist concept? Is everybody’s opinion equal? The Zurich Salon hosts a debate on connoisseurship and how do we distinguish false, bad or mediocre art from a masterpiece. This is a Battle of Ideas international satellite debate.
Speakers: Pius Knüsel, former head of Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council; Aoife Rosenmeyer, writes for Art Review, frieze and frieze d/e, contributing editor Art in America, Art Agenda, organizer of «art+argument» in Switzerland; Dr. Michael Savage, aka the Grumpy Art Historian; Professor Giaco Schiesser, Head of Department Art & Media (DKM) of Zurich University of the Arts; chaired by Pauline Hadaway
Ticket: CHF 25 (full) / CHF 15 (students/retired/unemployed)
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