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4/29/08 pop art and institutional critique 29/04/2008 14:39:00 Nothing that suggests the direct connection of the hand of the creative artist taking someone they recognized from advertising and movies and has turned into object of art o rejecting any sense of universal truth-we wouldn’t take away any kind of transcendent truths present in Rothko o instead affirms importance of mass culture and generic culture rather than specific hand of artist o kind of painting that is aligning painter and his audiences with the main stream of opion and ideology in a way that we haven’t seen in art in a while says that the subject of art should be appropriate for mass culture not just rejecting abs exp but also romanticism rejecting all artists since 19 th century who put themselves outside and said they had some kind of truth also asks us to embrace consumer culture soup positive evaluation of mass culture emphastic rejection that the privledged access to truth the artist is supposed to have
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2009 for the course AHIS 121g taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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