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ART285 Midterm Key Terms
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subtle distinction, feature, or argument
a visually striking performance or display
artwork created to exist in a certain place. Typically, the artist takes the location into account while planning and creating the artwork.
a 20th-century avant-garde movement in art and literature that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind, for example by the irrational juxtaposition of images.
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes
strict observance of the established rules traditions and methods employed in the arts
A cultural movement embracing human empowerment and rejecting traditionalism as outdated. Rationality, industry, and technology were cornerstones of progress and human achievement.
a functional manufactured object that is displayed as a work of art for its unintentional aesthetic qualities.
broad movement in mid to late 20th century across philosophy, arts, architecture, and criticism, making departure from modernism
the systematic inquiry into the workings of art institutions, such as galleries and museums
Artistic style whose goal was to promote socialism by showing Soviet life in a positive light
A general reaction by artists in America beginning in the late 1960s against Minimalism and its insistence on closed, geometric forms.
a tendency for people of a particular religion, race, social background, etc., to form exclusive political alliances, moving away from traditional broad-based party politics.
modernity always unfolds within specific cultures or civilizations and that different starting points of the transition to modernity lead to different outcomes
Artists that are trying to make works that can resonate without being seen as derivative or too rooted in local practices; artists from outside western context having to face different conditions for artmaking
a belief in the value of what is simple and unsophisticated, expressed as a philosophy of life or through art or literature.
type of economic system involving the public, cooperative, or social ownership of the means of production in the framework of a market economy
a collection or gathering of people or things
"The end of history"
the collapse of communism and the worldwide movement toward free markets and political democracy
laws that stated blacks had to carry passbooks to show where they lived and worked. Blacks could also own land only in homelands, and couldn't be out after dark
large photos occupying the same physical space as paintings
A strategy for economic development that calls for free markets, balanced budgets, privatization, free trade, and minimal government intervention in the economy.
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe
Late Capitalist Sublime
our whole world is a globalized strange thing; hard to comprehend and feel insignificant in comparison to the world
a product sold at a loss to attract customers
name of period of increased pride in the culture of the UK in mid to late 90s
group of artists working during Depression era who attempted to mediate and adapt the rising influence of European surrealism into a uniquely American art form
The Beauty Myth
A book by Naomi Wolf about the stereotypes of beauty and motherhood published at the beginning of the 1990s.
misogynist, sexist views of some men in 1990s
AIDS, abortion, rights of body; new possibilities of cures in science, perfecting DNA, Eugenics movement
psychologically charged object/image that disrupts stable identity and traditional cultural concepts
regulates rise and fall of testicles (women have an underdeveloped one)
her theory of abjection was built on Freud's uncanny
Freud's idea of alienating effect produced when something familiar isn't quite right
online virtual world where participants can roam landscapes and interact, simulating real-world activities, including (often real) business transactions
the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.
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