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1970's and 1980's

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Virginia Commonwealth University
Arth 104 - Survey of Western Art
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ARTH 104 1st Edition Lecture 22 Outline of Last Lecture I Post modernism Outline of Current Lecture II 1970 s NYC III Chicago IV Post Modern Architecture Current Lecture 1970 s 1980 s Issues of gender race and performance 1971 Why have there Linda Nochlin o Women are excluded from art world o Woman historically and systematically pushed out of art media NYC 1970 50 of practicing artists were women brought attention to racial and economical inequality The Contemporary art world responds to these problems 1972 Liberating of Aunt Jemima Betye Sear o Image is based on female slave to watch the children during the day Docile old south o Stereotype in advertising 1988 Stero styles Lorna Simpson o Women are stereotyped by race o Hair type color can determine identity 1978 Untitled film still Cindy Sherman o Stereotypical representation of bad movie scenes 20th century films These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 1973 9 Dinner Party Dudy Chicago o Women were denied most areas of art art feminists trying to reclaim art o Attempts to celebrate women in art women produced works in large groups Dialectic describe two opposite things pain of concepts 1988 Tar Beach Faith Ringgold o Harlem height of societal problem slavery and inequality o Quilting was a very popular media at the time Appropriation used by artists to turn stereotypes over Post Modern Architecture lack of ornamentation which is brought back Open spaces in artworks reintroduced history in architecture and complexity and mystery are brought back into art as well Vernacular common use Highly individualized architecture in houses organic meaning not asymmetrical 1980 Vietnam memorial Maya Lin Controversial against American interference with the Vietnam war Strikingly minimal which created criticism against Maya Lin s piece saying it is unjust for the people in the war however she created it as a strikingly appropriate metaphor

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