WEEK 07 _ MAR 04

LECTURE ON POSTMODERNSIM

Tansey Mark, A Short  History of Modernist Painting,1982, Oil on canvas, each panel 4'10" x 3'4"

Tansey Mark, A Short History of Modernist Painting,1982, Oil on canvas, each panel 4’10” x 3’4″

REACTIONS TO ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM & Minimalism:

Post-Painterly Abstraction

Ellsworth Kelly, Red Blue Green, 1963, oil on canvas, 6'11.5%22 x 11' 4%22

Ellsworth Kelly, Red Blue Green, 1963, oil on canvas, 6’11.5″ 22 x 11′ 4’22”

Frank Stella, Nunca Pasa Nada, 1964, metallic powder in polymer emulsion on canvas, 9’2%22 x 18′ 4.5%22

Morris Louis (American, 1912-1962). Theta, 1961. Acrylic resin (Magna) on  canvas. 102 x 168 in

Morris Louis (American, 1912-1962). Theta, 1961. Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas. 102 x 168 in

 

Variation on Minimalism

Eva Hesse, Hang-Up, 1965-1966, acrylic on cloth over wood and steel, 6ft x 7ft x 7ft

Eva Hesse, Hang-Up, 1965-1966, acrylic on cloth over wood and steel, 6ft x 7ft x 7ft

Minimalism

Robert Morris, Untitled, 1965

Robert Morris, Untitled, 1965

Donald Judd, Untitled in 10 Units, 1968, approx 10ft high

Donald Judd, Untitled in 10 Units, 1968, approx 10ft high

 

Reaction to Minimalis

Louise Bourgeois, Cumul I, 1969, marble, 1' x 10' x 4' x 4'

Louise Bourgeois, Cumul I, 1969, marble, 1′ x 10′ x 4′ x 4′

 

 

Neo Dada

Robert Rauschenberg, Canyon, 1959

Ed Kienholz, John Doe, 1959

Jasper Johns, Target with Four Faces, 1955, encaustic on newspaper and collage on canvas with objects, surmounted by four tinted plaster faces in wood box with hinged front

Jasper Johns, Painted Bronze, 1960, cast bronze, paint, 5.5ft high, 8ft wide, 5ft deep

Louise Nevelson, Tropical Garden II, 1957-1959, wood painted black, 6ft x 11ft x 1ft

Louise Nevelson, Tropical Garden II, 1957-1959, wood painted black, 6ft x 11ft x 1ft

 

 

Postcolonial Theory

Drinking Fountain

Martin Luther KingMy Lai Massacre

Feminism

Women’s Liberation Movement, 1960s

Venus Williams

Queer Theory & Gay Rights

Gay Rights

Pop Art

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1960s

Neoclassicism

Jacques-Louis David, Death of Marat, 1793, oil on canvas, 64in x 50in

Postimpressionism

Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night, 1889, oil on canvas, 29 in × 36¼ in

Dada

Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1917

Neo-Dada

Robert Rauschenberg, Monogram, 1955-59

Pop Art

Andy Warhol, Electric Chair, 1963, silkscreen on paper

Andy Warhol, Brillo Boxes, 1964, silkscreen on boxes

Roy Lichtenstein, That’s the Way it Should Have Begun! But It’s Hopeless, 1968, silkscreen

Performance Art

Saburo Murakami, Passing Through, 1956

Jean Tinguely, Homage to New York- A Self-Constructing, Self-Destructing Work of Art, 1960

Happenings

Allan Kaprow, Household, performed 1964, happening

Performance Art

Joseph Beuys, I Like America and America Likes Me, performance, 1974

Joseph Beuys, How To Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, 1965, photo of performance.

Joseph Beuys, How To Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, 1965, photo of performance.

Minimalism

Ellsworth Kelly, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red, 1966, Oil on canvas 5ft x 12ft

Ellsworth Kelly, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red, 1966, Oil on canvas 5ft x 12ft

Donald Judd, Untitled in 10 Units, 1968, approx 10ft high

Conceptual Art

Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs, 1965, Wooden folding chair, photographic copy of a chair, photographic enlargement of dictionary definition of a chair

Neoconservative Postmodernism

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988, Porcelain/ceramic blend, 42in x 70.5in x 32.5in

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988, Porcelain/ceramic blend, 42in x 70.5in x 32.5in

Neo-Expressionism

Julian Schnable, The Exile, 1980

Julian Schnabel, The Patients and the Doctors, 1978, 8ft x 9ft, oil, plates, and bondo on wood

Julian Schnabel, The Patients and the Doctors, 1978, 8ft x 9ft, oil, plates, and bondo on wood

Philip Guston, 1960s

Francesco Clemente, Inside, Outside, 1980, Goache on nine sheets of handmade paper, joined by cotton strips, 68in x 93in

Postmodern Painting

David Salle, 1980s, oil and acrylic on canvas

Neo-Expressionism

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled Skull, 1981, mixed media and acrylic, 81in x 69in

 

Poststructural Postmodernism

Example of appropriation

Richard Prince, Untitled (Three Women Looking in the Same Direction), 1982, ektacolor prints, 16in x 24in

Example of Appropriation

Richard Pettibone, “Frank Stella, Tomlinson Court Park, 1959”, 1976 Acrylic on canvas 7 1/2 x 10 inches

Poststructural Postmodernism

Allan McCollum, 40 Plaster Surrogates, 1982

Haim Steinbach, Supremely Black, 1985

Sherrie Levine, Untitled President Series, 1975, collage on paper

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still, 1978

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still, 1978

Barbara Kruger, I Shop Therefore i am, 1987

Poststructural Architecture

Peter Eisenman, WTC proposal, 2001

Neoconservative Architecture

Micheal Graves, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1985

Land Art

Michael Heizer, Isolated Mass/Circumflex, 1968

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970

Public Sculpture

Richard Serra, Tilted Arc, 1981, cor-ten steel 12ft x 120ft x 2.5ft wide

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Surrounded Islands, Miami Florida, 1980-1983, Pink woven polyproplene fabric

Institutional Critique

Andrea Fraser, A Gallery Talk, 1989, Performance

Fred Wilson, Mining the Museum, 1992. Installation. Maryland Historical Society

Fred Wilson, Guarded View, 1991. Installation

Identity Politics

David Hammons, Higher Goals, 1986

Glenn Ligon, Untitled (I feel most colored when I am thrown agaisnt a sharp white background), 1990

Glenn Ligon, Untitled (I feel most colored when I am thrown agaisnt a sharp white background), 1990

Jayson Musson, Hennessy Youngman--Art Thoughtz, 2010-present, youtube video series

Jayson Musson, Hennessy Youngman–Art Thoughtz, 2010-present, youtube video series

Jayson Musson, Living Better Now, 2012, Coogi sweaters stretched over canvas, 70" x 92"

Jayson Musson, Living Better Now, 2012, Coogi sweaters stretched over canvas, 70″ x 92″

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