Week 2 Jan 12 PMod, Cont

Week 2 Jan 12 PMod, Cont - HAA 0090 INTRODUCTION TO...

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HAA 0090 INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY ART Lecture Week 2, Jan 12 Introduction to Key Concepts: Postmodern; Contemporary
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MODERN From the Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002, second edition 1989, derived from many earlier print versions) 6 th -century AD Latin usage derives from modo , “just now,” and becomes modernus , “modern,” on analogy to hodiernus , “of today.” 1. “Being at this time; now existing,” obsolete, rare . 2. “Of or pertaining to the present or recent times, as distinguished from the remote past; pertaining to or originating in the current age or period.” For example, “In Historical use commonly applied (in contradistinction to ancient and mediœval ) to the time subsequent to the MIDDLE AGES, and the events, personages, writers, etc., of that time. So modern history .” 3. “Of a movement in art and architecture, or the works produced by such a movement; characterized by a departure from or a repudiation of accepted or traditional styles and values.”
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Pablo Picasso, Demoiselles d’Avignon , 1906, oil on canvas Demoiselles d’Avignon exhibited at MoMa NYC
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Willem de Kooning, Woman VI, 1953 Oil on canvas, 36 x 46 ¼ in. Gift of G. David Thompson (55.24.4) The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
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Reclining Figure , 1957, bronze cast of carved stone figure. Carnegie Museum of Art. Photograph Don Simpson
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Week 2 Jan 12 PMod, Cont - HAA 0090 INTRODUCTION TO...

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