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  • Rodney McMillian (born in Columbia, South Carolina) is an artist based in Los Angeles.
  • Michael Joyce

    Sep 17| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Twentieth-Century Man by Michael Joyce. Starting with a disappearance, Twentieth-Century Man contemplates issues imbedded in aging, memory, language, family, and even life and death, covering and uncovering many profound mysteries.

  • Alice Konitz

    Sep 18| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Alice Konitz.

    Thursday, September 18th 11:115am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

    Image from alicekonitz.com

     

  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

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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]
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]

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