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Jul 21, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed: The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge  (1979) by Jean-François Lyotard Part Three  Part Three, “Knowledge and Education,” of the three part series on of a three-part series on Jean-François Lyotard’s 1979 “The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge” was posted on April 18, 2014. This series proposes to re-write and re-consider the [more]
Jul 14, 2014
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Jean-François Lyotard. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (1979) Part Two, “Knowledge and Education,” of the three part series on of a three-part series on Jean-François Lyotard’s 1979 The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge was posted on April 11, 2014. This series proposes to re-write and re-consider the entire book in relation to the [more]
Jul 7, 2014
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photo 2EXPRESSIONISM AT LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART  From van Gogh to Kandinsky in Germany and France June 8-September 14, 2014  Once again, my dear friend Lena Rivkin and I set off for one of our days at LACMA. I went on line and ordered two tickets for us to attend the expensive show on [more]
Jul 7, 2014
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Jean-François Lyotard. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge  (1979) Part One, “The Metanarrative,” of a three-part series on Jean-François Lyotard’s 1979 The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge was posted on April 4, 2014. This series proposes to re-write and re-consider the entire book in relation to the 21st century. Written in 1979 upon the request [more]
Jun 30, 2014
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ART AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Part Two of “Art and Thick Description,” a series on the relationship between Clifford Geertz and art history was posted on March 28, 2014 on Art History Unstuffed. This post discusses the bricoleur nature of the work and thought of Clifford Geertz. Not only did he borrow from Erwin Panofsky and [more]
Jun 23, 2014
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ART AND THICK DESCRIPTION CLIFFORD GEERTZ AND ART HISTORY Part One of “Art and Thick Description,” a series on the relationship between Clifford Geertz and art history was posted on March 21, 2014 on Art History Unstuffed. This post discusses the ways in which Geertz developed his idea of “thick description” from his studies of [more]
Jun 16, 2014
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THEORIES OF THE POSTMODERN Part Two of a Six Part series on Theories of the Postmodern, Postmodernism and the Loss of Mastery, was posted on February 14, 2014. If Modernism was posited on the concept of humans “mastering” the earth and controlling knowledge, Postmodernism is a philosophy that both mourns the “loss” of the supposed [more]
Jun 14, 2014
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jamesturrell_blogA VISIT TO LACMA JAMES TURRELL AND ALEXANDER CALDER A few years ago in one of many small economic gestures, I chose to not update my memberships to the museums in the area, thereby saving myself hundreds of dollars. If there is an exhibition I want to see, I pay for a single admission, again, [more]
Jun 13, 2014
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MAJOR EVENT Next week around June 18th Art History Unstuffed will get a new look, a new template. The aesthetic and the brand look will remain the same, while the updated template will allow the site to resize from a computer to a tablet to a phone. The three hundred posts will be organized into [more]
Jun 9, 2014
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THEORIES OF THE POSTMODERN HETROGLOSSIA By Jeanne S. M. Willette Part Five of a Six Part series on Theories of the Postmodern, Postmodernism and Hetroglossia, Part Two was posted on March 7, 2014 on Art History Unstuffed. Fueled by the political unrest of 1968, anti-authoritarian ideas of the carnivalesque threated the long-held notions of a [more]

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