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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 1: Automatism and chance: Surrealist strategies and their legacies in contemporary art and film

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Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University, gives the first Slade lecture in Surrealism and Art History on 20th January 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | surrealism | dali | art | film | art history | surrealism | dali | art | film | 2010-01-20

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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 2: Beyond painting: collage, objects, installations

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Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University gives the second Slade lecture in Surrealism and Art History on 27th January 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | surrealism | dali | art | painting | art history | surrealism | dali | art | painting | 2010-01-27

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, Georges Bataille and Documents

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Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University, gives the third lecture in the Slade lecture series on Surrealism and Art History. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Please see the following link to the Southbank's Undercover Surrealism Exhibition from 2006 - http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/minisites/docs2/undercover/ Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | bataille | art | dali | surrealism | painting | art history | bataille | art | dali | surrealism | painting | 2010-02-03

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s Angelus

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Fourth Slade lecture from Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University, given on 10th February 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | art | dali | surrealism | painting | film | art history | art | dali | surrealism | painting | film | 2010-02-10

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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 5: Poetry, politics, and sexuality: Surrealism in Latin America

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Fifth lecture in the Slade lecture series given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University in Surrealism and Art History on 17th February 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | art | dali | surrealism | sexuality | painting | Latin America | art history | art | dali | surrealism | sexuality | painting | Latin America | 2010-02-17

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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 6: Monuments and ruins: Surrealism and archaeology in the New World

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Sixth lecture in the Slade lecture series on Surrealism and Art given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University on 24th February 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | art | dali | surrealism | painting | archaeology | art history | art | dali | surrealism | painting | archaeology | 2010-02-24

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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 7: Transnational Surrealism: Tropiques and the role of the little magazine

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Seventh lecture in the Slade lecture series on Surrealism and Art History given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University on 3rd March 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | surrealism | dali | art | painting | art history | surrealism | dali | art | painting | 2010-03-03

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Slade Lectures 2010: Week 8: Walking distance from the studio: cities, maps, and myths

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Eighth and final Slade Lecture in Surrealism and Art History given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University on 10th March 2010. The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art history | surrealism | art | myth | maps | art history | surrealism | art | myth | maps | 2010-03-10

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21G.065 Japanese Literature and Cinema (MIT) 21G.065 Japanese Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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This course includes surveys for both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change in the postwar period, and the appropriation of foreign cultural themes, with an emphasis on the modern period. The directors include Akira Kurosawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara. The authors include Kobo Abe and Yukio Mishima. The films are shown with subtitles in English. The course is taught in English. This course includes surveys for both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change in the postwar period, and the appropriation of foreign cultural themes, with an emphasis on the modern period. The directors include Akira Kurosawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara. The authors include Kobo Abe and Yukio Mishima. The films are shown with subtitles in English. The course is taught in English.

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japanese aesthetics | japanese aesthetics | suicide | suicide | pressure of daily life | pressure of daily life | gender | gender | sexuality | sexuality | contemporary japan | contemporary japan | traditional japan | traditional japan | anime | anime | surrealism | surrealism | false realism | false realism | the absurd | the absurd | humor | humor | japan | japan

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21G.735 Advanced Topics in Hispanic Literature and Film: The Films of Luis Buñuel (MIT) 21G.735 Advanced Topics in Hispanic Literature and Film: The Films of Luis Buñuel (MIT)

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This course considers films spanning the entire career of pioneering Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), from his silent surrealist classic of 1929, Un perro andaluz, to his last film, Ese oscuro objeto del deseo (1977). We pay special attention to his Mexican period, in exile, and the films he made in, and about, Spain, including his work in documentary. It explores Buñuel's early friendship with painter Salvador Dalí and poet Federico García Lorca, surrealist aesthetics, the influence of Freud's ideas on dreams and sexuality, and the director's corrosive criticism of bourgeois society and the Catholic church. We will focus on historical contexts and relevant film criticism. About This Course on OpenCourseWare The instructor of this course, Elizabeth Garrels, is a Prof This course considers films spanning the entire career of pioneering Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), from his silent surrealist classic of 1929, Un perro andaluz, to his last film, Ese oscuro objeto del deseo (1977). We pay special attention to his Mexican period, in exile, and the films he made in, and about, Spain, including his work in documentary. It explores Buñuel's early friendship with painter Salvador Dalí and poet Federico García Lorca, surrealist aesthetics, the influence of Freud's ideas on dreams and sexuality, and the director's corrosive criticism of bourgeois society and the Catholic church. We will focus on historical contexts and relevant film criticism. About This Course on OpenCourseWare The instructor of this course, Elizabeth Garrels, is a Prof

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film | film | film studies | film studies | film criticism | film criticism | Luis Bunuel | Luis Bunuel | Freud | Freud | Salvador Dali | Salvador Dali | silent film | silent film | surrealism | surrealism | Federico Garcia Lorca | Federico Garcia Lorca | Mexico | Mexico | Spain | Spain | film history | film history

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21G.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT) 21G.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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21G.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? What connections between art and revolution did avant-garde writers and artists imagine? What strategies did they deploy to meet their modernist imperatives? To what extent did their projects maintain a critical stance towards the culture industry? Surveying key interventions in th 21G.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? What connections between art and revolution did avant-garde writers and artists imagine? What strategies did they deploy to meet their modernist imperatives? To what extent did their projects maintain a critical stance towards the culture industry? Surveying key interventions in th

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21G.031 | 21G.031 | 4.608 | 4.608 | avante garde | avante garde | kulturindustrie | kulturindustrie | germany | germany | asia | asia | latin america | latin america | africa | africa | europe | europe | culture | culture | consumer | consumer | history | history | politics | politics | Adorno | Adorno | Aragon | Aragon | Bataille | Bataille | Beckett | Beckett | Brecht | Brecht | Breton | Breton | B?rger | B?rger | Duchamp | Duchamp | Eisenstein | Eisenstein | Ernst | Ernst | J?nger | J?nger | Greenberg | Greenberg | Kandinsky | Kandinsky | Malevich | Malevich | Mayakovsky | Mayakovsky | Tzara | Tzara | cinema | cinema | movies | movies | film | film | music | music | literature | literature | French culture | French culture | German culture | German culture | 20th century | 20th century | twentieth century | twentieth century | surrealism | surrealism | dadaism | dadaism | art history | art history | France | France | art movements | art movements | futurism | futurism | 21F.031J | 21F.031J | 21F.031 | 21F.031

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21G.049 French Photography (MIT) 21G.049 French Photography (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English. This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English.

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French | French | France | France | photography | photography | role in modern society | role in modern society | visual and formal analysis | visual and formal analysis | printed forms | printed forms | historical analysis | historical analysis | aesthetic trends | aesthetic trends | Dagguerre | Dagguerre | Dagguerrotype | Dagguerrotype | Barthes | Barthes | portraiture | portraiture | carte de visite | carte de visite | resemblance | resemblance | surrealism | surrealism | abstraction | abstraction | realism | realism | street photography | street photography | Kertesz | Kertesz | Baudelaire | Baudelaire | calotypomania | calotypomania | urbanism | urbanism | picture-taking | picture-taking | picture postcards | picture postcards | neo-realism | neo-realism | Sontag | Sontag | war photography | war photography | fashion | fashion | digital images | digital images | photo-sharing | photo-sharing | instagram | instagram | Ducros | Ducros

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21F.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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21F.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? What connections between art and revolution did avant-garde writers and artists imagine? What strategies did they deploy to meet their modernist imperatives? To what extent did their projects maintain a critical stance towards the culture industry? Surveying key interventions in the fields of poet

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avante garde | kulturindustrie | germany | asia | latin america | africa | europe | culture | consumer | history | politics | Adorno | Aragon | Bataille | Beckett | Brecht | Breton | B?rger | Duchamp | Eisenstein | Ernst | J?nger | Greenberg | Kandinsky | Malevich | Mayakovsky | Tzara | cinema | movies | film | music | literature | French culture | German culture | 20th century | twentieth century | surrealism | dadaism | art history | France | art movements | futurism | 21F.031 | 4.608

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Cultural and Literary Expression in Modernity

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This course seeks to develop a nuanced understanding of the scope of cultural and literary expression in the late 19th and the first half of the 20th centuries. It attends to broad socio-historical happenings, from the birth of modernism in the late 19th century to the post-modern moment. In addition to literary “modernism,” the course will also take a brief look at the cultural production of “modernism” in art, music, architecture, cinema, philosophy, and drama. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (English Literature 204)

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aestheticism | symbolism | experimental poetics | imagism | vorticism | futurism | dadaism | marxism | fascism | surrealism | narrative | epistemology | postmodernism | relativism | related subjects | R000

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nio Pedro (1909-1966)

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fundaocaloustegulbenkian | gulbenkian | bibliotecadearte | biblioteca | arte | mrionovais | mrio | novais | retrato | antniopedro | antnio | pedro | artistaplstico | escritor | artista | tomsdemelo | toms | melo | galeriadearte | galeria | up | grupo | surrealismo | teatroexperimentaldoporto | teatro | experimental | porto | fundador | director | encenador | figurinista | ensaiador | teatroapolo | apolo | pequenotratadodeencenao | tratado | encenao | portugal

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nio Pedro (1909-1966)

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fundaocaloustegulbenkian | gulbenkian | bibliotecadearte | biblioteca | arte | mrionovais | mrio | novais | retrato | antniopedro | antnio | pedro | artistaplstico | escritor | artista | tomsdemelo | toms | melo | galeriadearte | galeria | up | grupo | surrealismo | teatroexperimentaldoporto | teatro | experimental | porto | fundador | director | encenador | figurinista | ensaiador | teatroapolo | apolo | pequenotratadodeencenao | tratado | encenao | portugal

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21G.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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21G.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? What connections between art and revolution did avant-garde writers and artists imagine? What strategies did they deploy to meet their modernist imperatives? To what extent did their projects maintain a critical stance towards the culture industry? Surveying key interventions in th

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21G.031 | 4.608 | avante garde | kulturindustrie | germany | asia | latin america | africa | europe | culture | consumer | history | politics | Adorno | Aragon | Bataille | Beckett | Brecht | Breton | B?rger | Duchamp | Eisenstein | Ernst | J?nger | Greenberg | Kandinsky | Malevich | Mayakovsky | Tzara | cinema | movies | film | music | literature | French culture | German culture | 20th century | twentieth century | surrealism | dadaism | art history | France | art movements | futurism | 21F.031J | 21F.031

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21G.065 Japanese Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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This course includes surveys for both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change in the postwar period, and the appropriation of foreign cultural themes, with an emphasis on the modern period. The directors include Akira Kurosawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara. The authors include Kobo Abe and Yukio Mishima. The films are shown with subtitles in English. The course is taught in English.

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japanese aesthetics | suicide | pressure of daily life | gender | sexuality | contemporary japan | traditional japan | anime | surrealism | false realism | the absurd | humor | japan

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Modern Art

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This course covers the various artistic movements that comprise 19th- and 20th-century modern art, including Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Art Nouveau, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art, among others. Note that this course has been developed through a special partnership with The Art Story Foundation; please see the resource for more information. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Art History 208)

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art | art history | post-impressionism | symbolism | art nouveau | fauvism | cubism | futurism | expressionism | dadaism | surrealism | pop art | conceptualism | design | W000

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uel (MIT)

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This course considers films spanning the entire career of pioneering Spanish filmmaker Luis Buuel (1900–1983), from his silent surrealist classic of 1929, Un perro andaluz, to his last film, Ese oscuro objeto del deseo (1977). We pay special attention to his Mexican period, in exile, and the films he made in, and about, Spain, including his work in documentary. It explores Buuel's early friendship with painter Salvador Dal and poet Federico Garca Lorca, surrealist aesthetics, the influence of Freud's ideas on dreams and sexuality, and the director's corrosive criticism of bourgeois society and the Catholic church. We will focus on historical contexts and relevant film criticism. About This Course on OpenCourseWare The instructor of this course, Elizabeth Garrels, is a Prof

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film | film studies | film criticism | Luis Bunuel | Freud | Salvador Dali | silent film | surrealism | Federico Garcia Lorca | Mexico | Spain | film history

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Twentieth Century Art

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This course explores the history of cultural and artistic developments of the twentieth century in the Western world (Europe and the United States). The student will concentrate on major styles in painting and sculpture, including Cubism, Fauvism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dada, Surrealism, Pop Art, and Op-Art, as well as on Modernism and Post-Modernism in architecture, learning about the aesthetic ideals, systems of belief, as well as political, religious, and social conditions that these styles reflect. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Art History 209)

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twentieth century | art | modernism | impressionism | art nouveau | avant-garde | fauvism | matisse | expressionism | cubism | futurism | abstraction | suprematism | constructivism | surrealism | photorealism | postmodernism | design | W000

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American Art

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This course surveys art of America from the colonial era through the post-war 20th century. The student will consider broad stylistic tendencies in various regions and periods and examine specific artists and works of art in historical and social contexts, with emphasis on the congruent evolution of contemporary American multi-cultural identity. Overarching issues that have interested major scholars of American art and its purview include the landscape (wilderness, Manifest Destiny, rural settlement, and urban development), the family and gender roles, the founding rhetoric of freedom and antebellum slavery, and notions of artistic modernism through the 20th century. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Art Hi

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americas | colonial | art | eighteenth century | portraiture | romantic | painting | civil war | gilded age | impressionism | great depression | world war | abstraction | surrealism | pop art | feminism | design | W000

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21G.049 French Photography (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English.

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French | France | photography | role in modern society | visual and formal analysis | printed forms | historical analysis | aesthetic trends | Dagguerre | Dagguerrotype | Barthes | portraiture | carte de visite | resemblance | surrealism | abstraction | realism | street photography | Kertesz | Baudelaire | calotypomania | urbanism | picture-taking | picture postcards | neo-realism | Sontag | war photography | fashion | digital images | photo-sharing | instagram | Ducros

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21F.065 Japanese Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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This course includes surveys for both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change in the postwar period, and the appropriation of foreign cultural themes, with an emphasis on the modern period. The directors include Akira Kurosawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara. The authors include Kobo Abe and Yukio Mishima. The films are shown with subtitles in English. The course is taught in English.

Subjects

japanese aesthetics | suicide | pressure of daily life | gender | sexuality | contemporary japan | traditional japan | anime | surrealism | false realism | the absurd | humor | japan

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21F.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT)

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21F.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? What connections between art and revolution did avant-garde writers and artists imagine? What strategies did they deploy to meet their modernist imperatives? To what extent did their projects maintain a critical stance towards the culture industry? Surveying key interventions in the fields of poet

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avante garde | kulturindustrie | germany | asia | latin america | africa | europe | culture | consumer | history | politics | Adorno | Aragon | Bataille | Beckett | Brecht | Breton | B?rger | Duchamp | Eisenstein | Ernst | J?nger | Greenberg | Kandinsky | Malevich | Mayakovsky | Tzara | cinema | movies | film | music | literature | French culture | German culture | 20th century | twentieth century | surrealism | dadaism | art history | France | art movements | futurism | 21F.031 | 4.608

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