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  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

  • Phillip Zach

    Oct 30| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Phillip Zach.

    Thursday, October 30th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

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Liberal Arts and Sciences Radar

Sep 29, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed Jean-François Lyotard and the Figural, Part One was posted on June 6, 2014  Although it is the last significant book by Lyotard that was published in English, Discours,Figure (1971) was his first important work. He was among several French philosophers who wrestled with the fact that philosophy was laced with rhetorical “figures” [more]
Sep 1, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed “Jean-François Lyotard and the Sublime, Part Three” posted on May 30, 2014 This third section of the Sublime discusses how the experience of the sublime eludes any attempts at definition. Often compared to the Beautiful, the sublime is not a positive condition but is an example of the negative. Above all else, [more]
Aug 25, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed “Jean-François Lyotard and the Sublime, Part Two” posted on May 23, 2014. Although it can be traced back to antiquity, the Sublime re-emerged in the modern era in the writings of early aestheticians, Baumgarten, Burke and Kant. Lyotard felt that the idea of the sublime should be updated and reconsidered for postmodern [more]
Aug 19, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed “Jean-François Lyotard and the Sublime, Part One” posted on May 16, 2014. The opening section of the discussion of Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime (1991) by Lyotard explains how the philosopher came to his updating of the Sublime through Kant’s conception of the “event.” The “event” is an event, which because [more]
Aug 11, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed: The Differend. Phrases in Dispute (1983)  Jean-François Lyotard Part Three. “Defining the Event” was posted on May 9, 2014. With the backdrop of the intellectual debates over the Holocaust in France in the background, this series concludes with Lyotard’s concept of the “Event,” which stops “history” in its progressive tracks. Part of Lyotard’s [more]
Aug 4, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed: The Differend. Phrases in Dispute by Jean-François Lyotard Part Two. “Defining the Différend” was posted on May 2, 2014. This series, subtitled “The Differend as the Postmodern Condition,” points out that this book traces its origins back to The Postmodern Condition. A Report on Knowledge, which had examined the way in which [more]
Jul 28, 2014
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Art History Unstuffed The Differend. Phrases in Dispute (1983) by Jean-François Lyotard Part One. The Historical Content”  was posted on April 25, 2014. The discussion of this significant book, “The Differend,” published in 1983 examines the political context of this book, which signaled a shift away from Marxism and towards a long protracted dialogue with the [more]
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]

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