Paige Hirschey Lecture Review: Fredric Jameson

Paige Hirschey

2/23/12

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Paige Hirschey Lecture Review: Janine Antoni

Paige Hirschey
4/29/12
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Paige Hirschey Exhibit Paper: Yves Saint Laurent

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Clyfford Still Paper–Paige Hirschey

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Paige Hirschey Intellectual Profile

  1. I’m a sophomore art history major here at CU and I’m thinking about getting a minor in French. I’ve wanted to pursue art history since I was about 11 and saw an amazing exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. Continue reading

Smith Article

Ms. Smith spends the majority of her article discussing the definitions of contemporary art as well as a number of ideas about why it has proven so hard to define. Some critics, observers, and even artists themselves feel that we have reached a time when periodization has been rendered arbitrary, if not impossible. This is a far cry from the past wherein the history of art was organized into tidy categories (impressionism, post-impressionism, neo-classicism, etc.). This is the result of a number of causes, most importantly an enormous amount of variety within contemporary art in style, medium, and objective, moreso than any other time period in the history of art. Then there are the critics who find contemporary art as a whole so baffling and/or trivial they believe it doesn’t even deserve a place next to the more refined art of the past. All of this makes for a jumbled collection of artists and ideas strung together merely by their contemporaneity.

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