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MIT 4.602 , Modern Art and Mass Culture (HASS-D) Spring 2004 Professor Caroline A. Jones Lecture Notes History, Theory and Criticism Section, Department of Architecture Week 6, Lecture 2 PRIMITIVISM/ WOMAN/ MASS CULTURE: European Orientalism and Gauguin’s Skirt I. Getting Oriented A. Other peoples and places 1) Islam, the model of all “orients” 2) France outre mer – a new colonial urgency 3) Japonisme – construction of a “modern” Other B. Bringing it all home 1) fancy dress and exotic tastes (from cigs to Giverny) 2) the Exposition Universelle, 1889 II. Japonisme A. Collecting B. Depicting C. Constructing III. Why do we need the Other? Gauguin and van Gogh A. Gauguin, the Euro-Peruvian “savage” B. Van Gogh, the Dutchman who’s going to “finish” Japanese art Slide List (selected) for 6:2 Gauguin Dates What is the Orient? Appolonia di Giovanni, Turkish Scribe 15
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Unformatted text preview: th c (Italian Renaissance) 1888 Bretonnisme Fatima cigarettes, 1890-1920 1889 World’s Fair Ingres, Odalisque and Slave, 1842 1891 Tahiti Delacroix, Women of Algiers, 1834 1893 Paris Delacroix, The Fanatics of Tangier, 1838 1895 Tahiti 1901 Marquesas Gauguin/ van Gogh Paul Gauguin, Self-Portrait (les Miserables), 1888 (dedicated to van Gogh) image missing, see course website Gauguin, Self-Portrait with Yellow Christ, 1889 Gauguin, Fatata le Miti, 1892 Gauguin, Spirit of the Dead Watching, 1892 Gauguin, D’ou venons nous. ..?, 1897 Vincent van Gogh, Potato Eaters, 1885 van Gogh, A Pair of Boots, 1887 van Gogh, Self-Portrait 1888 (dedicated to Gauguin) full image missing, see course website van Gogh, Japonaiserie: The Bridge in the Rain (copy after Ando), 1886-88 van Gogh, La Ber _ euse (Mme. Roulin), 1889...
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