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MIT4_651F10_lec15 - D) George Segal, 1924-2000 E) Marisol...

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MIT 4.651 ART SINCE 1940 Caroline A. Jones LECTURE NOTES Week 8: SIXTIES ABSTRACTION/FIGURATION – AN INDUSTRIAL AESTHETIC Lecture 1 5 – Warhol’s ‘Factory,’ Pop Art, and another kind of Industrial Aesthetic key decade: 1960s terms: Pop Art I. Pop and Non-Pop A) Pop and Minimalism – similarities± 1) hard-edged, graphic, “iconic”± 2) the trope of industrial production, “performative”± B) Pop and Minimalism – differences 1) education of practitioners (Pop commercial art education, Minimalists art hist/ philosophy/ theoretical) 2) consuming audience (Pop self-made businessmen, Minimal lawyers, technocrats) 3) abstraction (Minimalism) / figuration (Pop) 4) Minimal activates the site, Pop activates the consuming audience II. Case Study: Andrew Warhola b. 1928 (?) —> Andy Warhol 1960, shot 1968, d. 1987. III. Other Pop Artists A) Roy Lichtenstein, 1923-1997 B) James Rosenquist, b. 1933 C) Claes Oldenburg, b. 1929
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Unformatted text preview: D) George Segal, 1924-2000 E) Marisol (Escobar), b. 1930 in Venezuela F) used for comparison: Robert Indiana (born Robert Clark in Indiana, 1928) SELECTED IMAGES Indiana, Love 1965-66 Lichtenstein, Popeye 1961 Warhol, Popeye 1960 Warhol, Before & After 1960 Warhol, 200 Campbells Soup Cans, 1962 Warhol, Marilyn Diptych 1962 Warhol, Brillo Boxes 1964 (also Campbells, del Monte, etc.) Rosenquist, Marilyn Monroe 1 1962 Rosenquist, I Love you with my Ford, 1961 Rosenquist, F-111 1965 Lichtenstein, Takka-Takka 1962 Lichtenstein, Little Big Painting 1965 Segal, Cinema 1963 Marisol, Women and Dog 1964 Oldenburg, Floor Burger 1962 Oldenburg, Bedroom Ensemble, 1963 Oldenburg, Soft Light Switches, 1966 Oldenburg, Lipstick (Ascending), 1969 MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 4.651 Art Since 1940 Fall 2010 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms ....
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