Week 1Lecture 1            Introduction
Important Points:Course centers on artistic developmentand progression over timeClosely linked with socio-political climate
Eduard ManetOlympia1863
Georges-Pierre SeuratLe Cirque1891
Pablo PicassoLes Demoiselles d’Avignon1907
Pablo PicassoStill Life with Chair Caning1912
Hugo Ballperforming Karawane1916
Marcel DuchampFountain1917
Otto DixSkat Players1920
Piet MondrianComposition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow1930
Eduardo PaolozziI was a Rich Man’s PlayThing1947
Willem de KooningExcavation1950
Jasper JohnsFlag1954-55
James RosenquistWhite Cigarette1962
Yoko OnoCut Piece1964
Joseph Beuys,How to Explain Pictures to a DeadHare1965Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf
Robert Morris, Mirrored Cubes, 1965
Walker Evans         Sherry LevineAllie Mae Burrough   After Walker Evans1936                 1979
Dana Schutz, Gravity Fanatic, 2005
Online Journal & Participation: The amount of time you spend reviewing the coursematerial online. This is monitored and ne...
Weekly Lectures:Case Study          Focus on specific artist, exhibition, ideaImportant Terms         Words and ideas spec...
Standardized ideas/terms:Art:Contemporary definitions are of two main sorts. One distinctively modern,conventionalist, sor...
Standardized ideas/terms:Scientific Method: This course will follow artistic development that is dealt with following this...
Unusable Terminology                “childish”                “bad”       Art is   “in the eye of beholder”               ...
Course Objective:This course is designed to give you andunderstanding of the last 150 years ofartistic development as well...
Ellsoworth Kelly                                                     Colors for a Large WallWho I am:Chris StieglerBA – Ar...
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  1. 1. Week 1Lecture 1 Introduction
  2. 2. Important Points:Course centers on artistic developmentand progression over timeClosely linked with socio-political climate
  3. 3. Eduard ManetOlympia1863
  4. 4. Georges-Pierre SeuratLe Cirque1891
  5. 5. Pablo PicassoLes Demoiselles d’Avignon1907
  6. 6. Pablo PicassoStill Life with Chair Caning1912
  7. 7. Hugo Ballperforming Karawane1916
  8. 8. Marcel DuchampFountain1917
  9. 9. Otto DixSkat Players1920
  10. 10. Piet MondrianComposition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow1930
  11. 11. Eduardo PaolozziI was a Rich Man’s PlayThing1947
  12. 12. Willem de KooningExcavation1950
  13. 13. Jasper JohnsFlag1954-55
  14. 14. James RosenquistWhite Cigarette1962
  15. 15. Yoko OnoCut Piece1964
  16. 16. Joseph Beuys,How to Explain Pictures to a DeadHare1965Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf
  17. 17. Robert Morris, Mirrored Cubes, 1965
  18. 18. Walker Evans Sherry LevineAllie Mae Burrough After Walker Evans1936 1979
  19. 19. Dana Schutz, Gravity Fanatic, 2005
  20. 20. Online Journal & Participation: The amount of time you spend reviewing the coursematerial online. This is monitored and necessary for successful completion of the course.Mid-Term and Final Examinations: These will be made up of slide identification andcomparison, short-answer, and essay questions.Quizzes: These two assignments will be made up of term and slide identification.Visual Analysis Paper: This assignment asks you to see a work of art IN-PERSON and writea complete essay about the work.Reading Response Paper: The course schedule lists three additional readings in weeks 7, 8and 9. Your paper will be a thoughtful response to what the author is saying and how itrelates to other course material.
  21. 21. Weekly Lectures:Case Study Focus on specific artist, exhibition, ideaImportant Terms Words and ideas specific to period Linear presentation of works of art to illustrateChronology the progression and disemination of artistic ideas
  22. 22. Standardized ideas/terms:Art:Contemporary definitions are of two main sorts. One distinctively modern,conventionalist, sort of definition focuses on arts institutional features, emphasizing theway art changes over time, modern works that appear to break radically with alltraditional art, and the relational properties of artworks that depend on works relationsto art history, art genres, etc. The less conventionalist sort of contemporary definitionmakes use of a broader, more traditional concept of aesthetic properties that includesmore than art-relational ones, and focuses on arts pan-cultural and trans-historicalcharacteristics. –Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosphy We will be examining art through the first definition!
  23. 23. Standardized ideas/terms:Scientific Method: This course will follow artistic development that is dealt with following this method. The works of art in this course are all examples of the process of observation, questioning, experimentation and presentation of findings.
  24. 24. Unusable Terminology “childish” “bad” Art is “in the eye of beholder” “good” “subjective”
  25. 25. Course Objective:This course is designed to give you andunderstanding of the last 150 years ofartistic development as well as theterminology and framework to talk aboutart in general. At the end of this courseyou should be able to tour the PortlandMuseum of Art and identify the variouschapters of artistic development. Also,you should be able to discuss the workson view while referencing the appropriateterms and ideas.
  26. 26. Ellsoworth Kelly Colors for a Large WallWho I am:Chris StieglerBA – Art History, University of Delaware, 2004BA – Art, University of Delaware, 2004MA – Art History, Christie’s Education, New York City, 2007Adjunct Faculty – Art History, Southern Maine Community College, since 2011

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