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AHST 3320-501
Course in Contemporary Art: Kinetics of Urban Sprawl

Spring 2008

Dr. Charissa N. Terranova
Monday, 7:00-9:45

terranova@utdallas.edu


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Class Presentations:

 

  1. Introduction: "Sprawl," origins of a word

  2. Sprawl: Urbanism in Defense

  3. Interiors, Woman, and Pop!: Tom Wesselmann, Mel Ramos, and Andy Warhol

  4. Prefabrication and Postwar Prosperity: Levittown and the Case-Study Houses

  5. Prefabrication and Postwar Prosperity: The Eichler Homes, Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson

  6. Strip Architecture and Lifestyle: Googie, Las Vegas, and Russel Wright

  7. The Suburban Campus and Highway Aesthetic: The Architecture of Eero Saarinen

  8. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Robert Smithson and Dan Graham

  9. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Dennis Hopper, Robert Smithson, Dan Graham, and John Baldessari

  10. Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity by Alexander Alberro

  11. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Jeff Wall and Paul McCarthy

  12. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Ed Ruscha and Richard Prince

  13. Art and the Automotive Ecology

 

Hand Outs:
 

  1. Introduction: "Sprawl," origin of a word

  2. Sprawl: Urbanism in Defense

  3. Interiors, Woman, and Pop!: Tom Wesselmann, Mel Ramos, and Andy Warhol

  4. Prefabrication and Postwar Prosperity: Levittown and the Case-Study Houses

  5. Prefabrication and Postwar Prosperity:
    The Eichler Homes, Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson

  6. Strip Architecture and Lifestyle: Googie, Las Vegas, and Russel Wright

  7. The Suburban Campus and Highway Aesthetic: The Architecture of Eero Saarinen

  8. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Robert Smithson and Dan Graham

  9. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Dennis Hopper, Robert Smithson, Dan Graham, and John Baldessari

  10. Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity by Alexander Alberro (No handout)

  11. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Jeff Wall and Paul McCarthy

  12. Conceptualism as Aesthesis: Ed Ruscha and Richard Prince

  13. Art and the Automotive Ecology

 

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