CU-Boulder FILM 3660 - Features of the Postmodern (2 pages)

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Lecture Notes 9/8/14


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course:
Film 3660 - The Postmodern
Edition:
1

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FILM 3660 1nd Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture I Jeff Koons Balloon Dog Magenta II Market is the Medium III For the Love of God Damien Hirst IV Mr DOB Takashi Marakami Outline of Current Lecture Features of The Postmodern a A New Depthlessness b A Weakening of Historicity c Intensities The Sublime and the Postmodern Waning of Affect d The Pervasiveness of Technology e Mutations in Built Space f Political Art in the Age of Late Capitalism II Van Gogh s Shoes Current Lecture FEATURES OF THE POSTMODERN 1 A New Depthlessness We don t have anything to see when you look past us There is no depth in our eyes 2 A Weakening of Historicity No lived relationship to the past no heir of generation and no social concerns that we still remember Limited access to the past Also no relationship with the future when world evolves it becomes unimaginable to think things could be different 3 Intensities The Sublime and the Postmodern Waning of Affect Being able to feel afraid angst anxiety and alienation inability to connect with the world Being able to have emotion in postmodern times this is impossible because we don t have dominate emotions we have little intensities No structural way of feeling We are all addicted to intensities 4 The Pervasiveness of Technology The Global development of Capital 5 Mutations in Built Space The Westin Bonaventure Hotel LA Jameson 6 Political Art in the Age of Late Capitalism Art is critical in the world Jamison instead says is art sill political That s what we need Cognitive mapping We need works of art that show orientation of time space 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 Van Gogh Shoes Jamison uses says if you can understand a work like this then you can understand a different life got up with the sun went to sleep These shoes belong to a modern world with a balance of on and off Contract to Warhol s shoe painting Jamison



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