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Starts on Jul 5, 2018
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Touring Modernism: From the French Avant-Garde to American Pop and Beyond
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4 Sessions / 13 hours of work per session
Included w/ premium membership ($20/month)
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Modern Art, Postmodern Art, Painting, Sculpture, Photography
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Pop, Minimalism, and Postmodernism

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Go at your own pace
4 Sessions / 13 hours of work per session
Included w/ premium membership ($20/month)
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Modern Art, Postmodern Art, Painting, Sculpture, Photography
Course Description

This third course examines the explosion of the mass media and its expression in Pop art as well as the rise of the simpler, but equally powerful movement called Minimalism. Conceptual art, performance/body art, Land Art, takes us into the countercultural 70s, and then finally the dizzying glut of the information age and Postmodernism.

schedule

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Session 1: Pop And Its Legacy (July 5, 2018)
Pop Art
8 lessons
1. Culture as Nature
2. Robert Rauschenberg
3. Jasper Johns/Junk Sculpture
4. Introduction to Pop
5. Andy Warhol
6. James Rosenquist
7. Roy Lichtenstein
8. Pop Sculpture and Regional Pop
Session 2: Minimalism And The Phenomenology Of Being (July 12, 2018)
Minimalism
5 lessons
1. Introduction to Minimalism
2. Dan Flavin, Richard Serra and Carl Andre
3. Frank Stella, Eva Hesse and Lynda Benglis
4. Interview with Daniel Ricardo Quiles
5. Conclusion
Session 3: Critiquing The Institutions Of Art (July 19, 2018)
Earthworks, Body, and Conceptual Art
9 lessons
1. Merging Art and Life: Happenings and Body Art
2. More Body Art and Video
3. More Body Art! More Performance Art!
4. Earthworks: Robert Smithson and Walter de Maria
5. More Walter de Maria and Michael Heizer
6. Nancy Holt, Anna Mendieta and Christo
7. Conceptual Art
8. Art Activists!
9. Interview with Matthew Wittkovsky
Session 4: The Cacophony Of Postmodernism In The Information Age (July 26, 2018)
Postmodernism and beyond
12 lessons
1. 70s Pluralism
2. More Pluralism: Grafitti Art; the Aids Crisis
3. Paint is Back!
4. The Return of Abstraction
5. Art and Commodities
6. Art, Media and Money
7. The Art Market and Art Theory: Julian Schnabel and David Salle
8. Interview with Terry Myers
9. The Age of Simulacra
10. Multiculturalism and Globalism
11. Interview with James Rondeau
12. Farewell!
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Students who are currently enrolled at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are not eligible to receive credit for this course.

In order to receive college credit for these program courses, you must successfully complete and pass all 2 courses in this program. If a student signs up for the Touring Modernism: From the French Avant-Garde to American Pop and Beyond program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

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