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MIT4_651F10_lec07 - M IT 4.65 1 A R T S INCE 1940 C aroline...

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MIT 4.65 1 ART SINCE 19 40 L E C m N OTES Caroline A . Jones, September 29 Week 4, Lecture 7: Body1 Gesture in Enrape decade: 1940s to edge of '60s "Art doesn't go to sleep in the bed made for it; it would sooner run away than say its own name: what it likes is to be incognito. Its best moments are when it forgets what its own name is." (Dubuffet, 1940s generation) "The painter has only to paint one masterpiece, himself, constantly." (Klein, 1950s generation) I, "Iwforme" and "Tachisme" in Europe - Abject bodies and surfaces in the 1940s - '50s A) Jean Dubuffet (France, 1901-19851, engineer of "l'art brut'' and "anti-cultural positions" B) Jean Fautrier (France, 1898- 1.9641, philosophies of Georges BataiEle, informe C) Antoni Tapihs (Spain, 23. 1923) D) Alberto Bumi (Italy, 19 15- 1995) 11. The "Nouveaux Realistes '" - return to color and sensuous play in the 1950s - '60s A) Yves Klein* (Fr, 1928-1 962) (Space -Void) )role of critic, B) Arman (b. Armand Femandez, 1928) (Matter - Full) >curator, writer C) Jean Tinguely (Swiss, 1925-199 1) (Time - Movement) )Pierre Restany 111. The d 'afichistes or "decoklage" artists - mass culture in the street
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  • Fall '08
  • LawrenceSass
  • Situationist International, Jean Dubuffet, Yves Klein, Art Informel and Tachisme painters, poet Christian Dotremont

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