MIT4_651F10_lec08 - ".things the mind already...

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MlT 4.65 1 ART SI NC E 1940 Prof. Caroline A. Jones L ECTURE NOTES, October 4,20 10 11 Week 5: "AB-EX" ABROAD, THE COLD WAR mFTXES Lecture 8, John Cape, Robert Rauschenberp, Jas~er Johns ... key decade: 1950 "Neo-Dada" thesis: Just as the original dada movement (1917-1920s) constituted one kind o response to war, "neo" ddada could be seen as a very different response to a ver different kind of war, a Cold war (1 950-1 958 or so) Review: I 'art bm Edt, ' bN~~vea~ Reallstes, " d 'afichistes, CoBrA I. Briefly: Dada the first time around - 19 15- 1925 (roughly) ' A) Radical aesthetic experimentation (chance, montage, "sound poems," etc.) B) Radical politics C) International (Ziirich, New Y ork, Berlin, Barcelona) It. The presence of John Cage (U.S., 1912-1 992) A) Chance B) Silence C) System 111. Robert Rauschenberg (US, 1925-2008) "'1 try to work in the gap between art and life" XV. Jasper Johns (US, b. 1930)
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Unformatted text preview: "...things the mind already knows" V. Neo-Dada collaborators: Niki de Saint-Phalle (Fr-US, 1930 -2002; invited by Restany t join "Nouveaux Realistes," liaison between NY and European avant-gardes) numerous Dada artists, for backgraund only (Hausmann, Schwitters,HeartfieId, Hoch) Cage and Rauschenberg, Automobile Tire Print, 195 3 Rauschenberg Erased de Kooning 1953 Rauschenberg Red I955 1 Rauschenberg Untitled combine Man w/White Shoes) 1955 ) combines Rauschenberg Facmm I and I1 1957 Rauschenberg Pelican 1963 (documentation of dance performance) Johns Flag 1954 Johns Tarcet with Plaster Casts 1955 Johns Numbers 1959 Johns Map 196 1 Johns Watchman 1964 Niki de Saint-Phalle (Shooting) painting 1961 Saint-Phalle, & or Hon-en-katedral, 1966 s f y o MIT OpenCourseWare 4.651 Art Since 1940 Fall 2010 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: ....
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