AHIS BC3957 1980s Feminism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts. 4 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: The Visual and Performing Arts (ART).
Not offered during 2021-22 academic year.
Examination of art and criticism that is informed by feminist and postmodern ideas about subjectivity in visual representation which first achieved prominence in the late 1970s and 1980s, exerting a profound influence on contemporary aesthetic practice. Explored in relation to earlier concepts of feminism, modernism, social art history, and "art as institution." Artworks discussed include those of Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Louise Lawler, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Hans Haacke, Mary Kelly, and Catherine Opie, among others.