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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 13, Lecture 1 POSTMODERNISM AND MASS MEDIA: Po-Mo and Institutional Critique I. The breakdown of modernism – political and cultural sources A. Attempts to consolidate American culture (cold war consensus) 1) Squares vs . 2) Beats; “beatniks;” a persistent underground B. American art as international modernism / export 1) Frank Stella’s cool artworld (Minimal Art, high art, “fortress” Hirshhorn) 2) Oldenburg’s short-lived realworld (Pop Art, “low” art, street culture) C. New social formations (not just political ones) in public spaces II. 1960s-70s relations with the museum – Avant-Garde A. Daniel Buren’s spaces in the city B. Les Levine’s propositions, Hans Haacke’s systems theory C. Haacke into the1980s: advertising the alternatives III. From Angry Art to Institutional Critique – Outsiders
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course ARCHITECTU 4.602 taught by Professor Prof.carolinejones during the Spring '04 term at MIT.

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