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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Liberal Arts and Sciences Radar

Jun 30, 2014
LAS Blog
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]
Jun 3, 2014
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IMG_5600Last semester I taught an Integrated Learning/Creative Action sophomore class on Branding and branded the venerable Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center. I first became acquainted with it when my old English Professors in Pomona College, Richard Barnes and Robert Mezey, gave a poetry reading there. It was a balmy summer night, ensconced in a splendid, [more]
Jun 2, 2014
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  THEORIES OF THE POSTMODERN Part Four of a Six Part series on Theories of the Postmodern, Postmodernism and Hetroglossia, Part One was posted on February 28, 2014. Continuing the earlier discussions on the website of intertexuality and linguistic critiques, this post investigates the breakdown of Structuralism into Post-Structuralism, a collapse that began in the [more]
May 26, 2014
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 THEORIES OF THE POSTMODERN Part Four of a Six Part series on Theories of the Postmodern, Postmodernism and Hetroglossia, Part One was posted on February 28, 2014. Continuing the earlier discussions on the website of intertexuality and linguistic critiques, this post investigates the breakdown of Structuralism into Post-Structuralism, a collapse that began in the 1980s. [more]
May 23, 2014
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THEORIES OF THE POSTMODERN Part Six of a Six Part series on Theories of the Postmodern, Postmodernism and the Meaning of Art was posted on March 14, 2014. This post examines the state of a “work of art” once it is de-defined as “work” and is redefined as “text.” All meanings in literature are plural, [more]

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