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MIT4_651F10_lec22 - MIT 4.651 ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES...

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MIT 4.651 ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES Caroline A. Jones Week 13/Lecture 2 2 : Identity Politics and Political Art decades discussed: 1970s-1990s terms: Identity politics I. Radical ‘70s politics: Black Panthers, Grey Panthers, “women’s lib,” Weathermen, “Symbionese Liberation Army,” Art Worker’s Coalition (1960s-70s), Indian Activism (1960s-70s) – all forecasting identity politics of 1980s and ‘90s , which segues into institutional critique (Guerrilla Girls, Act Up, Silence=Death etc.) II. Political Interventions in and out of the museum A) Museum as fortress or bunker; permissible performers± B) Hans Haacke and “systems” art (compare Beuys’s “social sculpture”)± 1. out of process, earthworks 2. still requires the museum or gallery (compare w/ later postmodernism) III. African American identities: complicating modernism A) out of conceptualism: Adrian Piper (philosopher, performance artist, from 1970s) B) working with the legacy: painting/ quilts/ fetish shrines/ documentary±
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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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