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MIT4_651F10_lec23 - 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: 80'S POLITICAL ART AND POSTMODERNISM Lecture 2 3 : Return to Painting vs. Appropriation decades discussed: 1980s-90s terms: Postmodernism, Appropriation, “Neo Geo” I. ±Postmodernism . Goes behind and before “now” to return to other potential futures . Returns: to painting, to the body, to “figurative” sculpture, to “expression,” to difference A) Women painters surge into view (painterly, personal, less photographic) 1. Jennifer Bartlett (trained by AbEx Tworkov, via Minimalism, to Painting) 2. Elizabeth Murray (trained in California, out of Minimalism to lush cartoons) 3. Katherine Porter (trained by AbEx Guston, semi-abstract signs) 4. Susan Rothenberg (horses: “portraiture without people”) B) Return of the repressed? The abject body in the 90s 1. Kiki Smith (daughter Tony Smith, infl.by her Catholicism) 2. Robert Gober (suburban homo-eroticism) II. Critical Postmodernism in the “image world” A) The impact of post-structuralism (anti-essentialist feminism)
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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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