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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 Class 11 CUBISM AND THE SIGN: Picasso’s Cubism: Politics and/or Semiosis Picasso’s primitivism is part of a cultural discourse in which “Africa” conveyed widely accepted meanings that cannot be extricated from allusions to its art and people. – Patricia Leighton, “The White Peril and l’art n Π gre. .. The extraordinary contribution of collage is that it is the first instance within the pictorial arts of anything like a systematic exploration of the conditions of representability entailed by the sign. – Rosalind Krauss, “The Name of Picasso” I. Picasso’s escape from paternal academy, and provincialism, Barcelona –> Paris A. The international “Youth Style” (Jugendstil, Joven Tut, Arte Joven magazines) B. Impressionist modes and motives C. “Blue period” 1) the depressed flâneur 2) a “Moorish” Spaniard in France
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