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MIT4_651F10_lec04 - MIT 4.651 -ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES...

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MIT 4.651 -ART SINCE 1940 LECTURENOTES Caroline A. Jones, September 20,2010 Week 3 Lecture 4: Abstract Expressfonism: Gesture versus Field key decade: 1940 into 1950s Carried over from last week: III. Codification of the Pollock Myth: Hans Namuth's Jackson Pollock, 195 1 (film) IV. Lenore ("Lee") Krasner (b. NY 1908, d. 1984) A. Krasner's challenge 1. The gender politics of Abstract Expressionism (Pollock to Hohann "I am Nature'') 2. gender politics postwar society: the little woman 3. The gender politics of art: the oxymoron of a "female master" B. The influence of Pollock, the influence Krasner New today: "Abstract Expressionism" (name consolidates around 1954) I. Gesture or "Action'" painting A] Willem de Kooning, b. Netherlands 1904, to US in 20s, 1997 B) Franz mine, b. PA 1910 - 1962 C) Robert Mothewell, b. CA 191 5-199 1 13) '"second generation" New York School - the problems spontaneity & followers of de Kooning's "signature" style (Jack Tworkov, Joan Mitchell ...) II. "Field" Painting A) Mark Rothka Marcus Rothkowitz in Russia, 1903, to as child, suicide 1970) B) Barnett Newman @. Baruch Newman NY 1905, 1970) Ad Rehhardt
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ARCH 4.500 taught by Professor Lawrencesass during the Fall '08 term at MIT.

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MIT4_651F10_lec04 - MIT 4.651 -ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES...

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