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Art History 326 Exam II Study GuideBritish Pop – This Is Tomorrow- Multiple rooms – exhibition- Funhouse, party atmosphere- Billboard-sized wall treatments- Smithsons and Hendersonso Giddy postwar cultureo Sense of doom of what is to come nexto Grungy edgeRobyn Denny- Mural for Austin Reed clothing store 1959-60 (famous clothing store) - Billboard-looking- Very bright Later British Pop – safer- Peter Blake – The Beatles, oil on canvas 1962o Pop celebrityo Paintingo White rectangles – like magazine covero Also designs album coversPeter Blake, Got a Girl, 1960- Title from a song- Album is on it – supposed to take album off and listen to it while looking at it - About a guy whose girlfriend is fantasizing about rock n roll stars while kissing him- Everyone is desiring celebrities- Artist is looking at Jasper JohnsRichard Hamilton - $he, 1958-61, oil, cellulose paint and collage on wood- Boobs- Toaster- Fridge door- Inside a fridgeRichard Hamilton reconstruction of Marcel Duchamp’s Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors 1965- Makes his own- $he mirrors itDavid Hockney, Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool, 1966- British pop artist who focuses on gay LA- Saturated with bleached colors that doesn’t happen but like LAHockney, A Bigger Splash, 1966, acrylic - Rectangular form- Flat colorArt History 326 Exam II Study Guide- Paint with acrylic – becomes very opaque - Plastic artificial quality- Glamorous fakeness- Play on Jackson Pollock – bigger splasho Pop art is biggero Paint that looks like some came on itJackson Pollock makes the biggest splash across the pondGeorge Mattieu, Battle of Bouvines, 1957- Actual battle – Spain and France, France won- Painted the painting with long sticks- Enacting the battle as he was painting- What’s the big deal with Pollock?- Recreate a history where he takes ownership – competition among artistNiki de Saint Phalle – Tir (Shot) 1961- Fill balloons with paint- Put plaster on it- Then shoot the painting and see where the paint comes out- Painting is leftover evidence of artist’s battle with paintJasper Johns, Fire at Will 1961- Johns shoots one of her paintings- CollaborativeMon Oncle, 1958, and the Trauma of the New in Postwar France- Director Jacques Tati- Whole movie is silent except for sound effectsTinguely, Meta-Matics- Machines that make paintings- Junky objects- Quivers and shakes – pathetic and sweet - InefficientTinguely, Homage to New York, 1960- Designed to catch fire and self-destruct - French make a point that modern New York is badArman, Petits Dechets Bourgeois (small Bourgeois Trash) 1959- Worked with garbage- Compared to Picasso’s Bottle of Suze- References to Picasso:o Newspapero See object from top and sideArt History 326 Exam II Study GuideArman, Tortured Color, 1968- Screws in paint tubs so paint explodes outArman, The Full Up, 1960- Room full of trash - Gallery becomes the canvasYves Klein- Painter, black belt in Judo- Died of a heart attack in early 30sYves Klein, Peinture, 1958, booklet, Early Monochromes- Pieces of nice heavy paper cut into rectangles and glued into booklet- These paintings don’t really exist - Just made catalog of paintings – claiming that they are in different countries - Representation and the thing itself- Concerned with art itself – exhibition catalog Malevich – Black Square, 1915- Monochrome- Emblem of Russian revolution- Patch on sleeve- On newspaper- Non-representational – black, square- In corner – where most important objects are placed in a roomMalevich, Soccer Player in the Fourth Dimension, 1915, oil on canvas- Shapes come from Bragdon – cube entering head on- Suggests 4th dimension in 2DMalevich, costume and set design, Victory over the Sun, 1913- Very geometric shape bodies- Mechanical bodiesKlein, Watercolor of Monochromes on Stage, 1954- Includes black square – in charge- Makes square people with bright, pretty colors- Reference to set design by putting it on stageKlein – Monochrome (IKB) – International Klein Blue, 1957- Patented the paint color- Pigment and adhesive on canvas- “Blue Period” exhibition, Milan 1957o Monochromes are put on sticko All same size but priced differentArt History 326 Exam II Study Guideo All exhibited different immaterial pictorial sensibilityo Malevich doesn’t care about prices, but Klein puts has made it all about price – aesthetic valueo Klein challenges you – are you willing to pay for itKlein, Zone of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, 1959Lapis Lazuli – specific blue, very expensive – about wealthSelling a Zone of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility- Contaminated by consumerism - Buy some for gold- Klein gives you a certificate- Burn certificate and throw half of gold in river – picture of it- Klein keeps the other half of goldKlein, Anthropometries, 1960- Naked women make paintings with their bodies and IKB- Orchestra plays B flat for 40 min. while women painted- Turned into Burlesque avant-garde- Klein doesn’t get dirty at all – Europe still has class- Feminize Pollock – women and Pollock get dirty with paint- Power – he’s able to get these women to put paint all over themselvesSituationism - Artists:o Michele Bernsteino Asger Jorno Guy Debordo Pinot-Galizio- Could be philosopher, political organizer – doesn’t have to be artist- Persian movementGuy Debord, Society of the Spectacle, 1967- Entered society that is given over to spectacle - We don’t do, we watch other people do- Watch TV instead of being with other people- Capitalism – division of laboro Everything is partitioned upo Don’t have a sense of being together because of TV and spectacles- Artists make art about public spacesPsychogeographies and the “Derive”- Jorn and Galizio- Take map, cut it up, paste with red dotted lines into pieces- Space is created by consumerism and workArt History 326 Exam II Study GuideDecollage, Jacques de la Villegle, and Raymond Hains collaboration, Pannean d’affichage, 1949- Go to surface with stuff on it and rip stuff off- Made between artist and cityAsger Jorn, The Worrying Duck, and Paris by Night, 1959- “Detournament”- Buy painting from thrift shops- Go home and paint on top of them- Strange commentaries on paintings- Very Duchamp-ian, ready-madeCan you do anything about division of laborAction painting – one artist creating paintingSituationalism – either by yourself or very collaborativeBeat – tired; music, hipsterOn the Road, Jack Kerouac, 1957- Bohemian lifestyle-

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