Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Art Seminar

Exploring the relation between art and everyday life

What is art or not art if you have an aesthetic experience with both the curators view of an art work and with the everyday.

Felix Gonzalez-TorresUntitled (A Corner of Baci), 1990

Road side memorial

911 shrine

Strong sense of aesthetics vs Weak sense of art

Donald Judd vs Robert Morris

How do you look at work? What seems most compelling?

What is a strong sense of aesthetic and a weak sense of art?

Robert Morris

Donald Judd, Untitled 1963, 1965, brass, April 24, 2009

The Lack of Criticality in Using Beauty

Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Amedeo Modigliani. Portrait of Jeanne H├ębuterne (1898 -1920), Common-Law Wife of Amedeo Modigliani. 1918. Oil on canvas. 92 x 60 cm. Private

Asethetic issue of disgust

Bossy Burger 1991, McCarthy outfitted himself in a chef's costume and Alfred E. Newman mask and performed a cooking-show parody on a homey set once used for the TV series The Hogan Family. Ketchup and raw hamburger are transformed into a scene from a bloody massacre, captured on video for presentation on a monitor outside the production set, which is now an installation work.

Grunewald, Isenheim Alterpiece

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