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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

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]
Jun 30, 2014
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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
LAS Blog
 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]

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