MIT4_651F10_lec06

MIT4_651F10_lec06 - MIT 4.65 1 ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES...

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http:lJstellar.mit.edUlS~~o~~~e/4/falOl4.65 MIT 4.65 1 ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES Caroline A. Jones, September 27 Week 4: ABEX ABROAD; Lecture 6 - '%am Francisco Sch~ol,'~ an "Ccole du pacifiqueV(?l and Gutai I. AbEx in San Francisco key decade: 1940 into 1950s thesis: There was an important impetus, if not an origin, for Abstract Expressionist "'Field" painting in New York - the painting being produced around San Francisco the 1940s, particularly the somber, narcissistic abstractions of Clyfford Still. A) CIyfford Still (1 904-80) B) Rothko and Reinhardt in San Francisco C) Richard Diebenkorn 922- 1993) - genius loci D) Others: Hassel Smith and Frank Lobdell 11. Thepromotion an "bcole du pacifique" by French curator Michel Tapik, mid- to late '50s. A) Mark Tobey -US (1 890- 1976) B) Georges Mathieu -France (b. 192 1) Jiro Yoshihara -Japan (1905-1 972; westernized order name.) 111. "Gutai Bijutsu Kyokai" (The Concrete Art Association, known now as "Gutai"); begun Yoshihara and students, Osaka 1954. Outdoor art exhibit, October 1955.
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