Monday, December 13, 2010

Marcel Duchamp, Mile of String (installed just before the opening in NY of Breton's First Papers of surrealism), 1942

This week's reading: Death of the Author by Roland Barthes

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Robert Motherwell

Clyfford Still, Untitled (PH-382), 1940

Willem de Kooning, Untitled IV, 1978

The film we watched a portion of last Thursday is Painters Painting, directed by Emile de Antonio.

Discussion question for the week: Do you think there is still room for Modernism (or abstract expressionism) in the plurality that is the art world today, and if so, how does it function?