Destroy the Picture
 
Studio Art VTLS
Narcisso Ramirez
AF 209 B & C
at 7 PM tonight!

 

 
Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void at MoCA
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nam June Paik, performance in Cologne, Germany, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zen for Head
Nam June Paik, Zen for Head, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Moorman, Opera Sextronic, 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Moorman performs Nam June Paik's TV Bra for Living Sculpture, 1969.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nouveaux Realistes (New Realism)

Bourgeois Refuse

 
French equivalent to Neo Dada and Pop Art
 
Sought a "passionate adventure of the real"
Wanted to bring art and life closer together
 
Arman, Large Bourgeois Refuse, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pierro Manzoni, Artist's Breath, 1960.
Pierro Manzoni, Artist's Breath, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living Sculpture
Pedestal for the World
Piero Manzoni, Living Sculpture, 1961.
Piero Manzoni, Pedestal for the World, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist's Shit

Piero Manzoni, Artist's Shit, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 1

Manzoni

Jackson Pollock at work, 1950.
Piero Manzoni with Artist's Shit, 1961.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernard Bazile, Boite ou-ver-te de Piero Manzoni, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Arneson, Typewriter, 1965.
Bob Arneson, Doggie Bob (Self Portrait), 1982.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Coast Pop
a.k.a. California Funk movement
funk = bad smelling
 
California Funk movement defined by Berkeley University's Art Museum Director, Peter Selz as being "hot rather than cool, committed rather than disengaged, bizarre rather than formal, sensuous and frequently quite ugly."

Gold Marilyn

Birthday

Andy Warhol, Gold Marilyn Monroe, 1962.
Ed and Nancy Kienholz, Birthday, 1964.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installation art = art that uses sculptural materials and other media to modify a particular space. It is not necessarily confined to a gallery or museum space and often incorporates the viewer into the work.
Roxy's
Ed Kienholz, Roxy's, 1961.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Illegal Operation

Ed Kienholz, The Illegal Operation, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The State Hospital
Ed and Nancy Kienholz, The State Hospital, 1966.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The State Hospital

Ed Kienholz, The State Hospital tableau, 1966.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First retrospective of Kienholz's work at LACMA in 1966

 

Back Seat Dodge

Ed Kienholz, Back Seat Dodge '38, 1964.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Kienholz, Five Car Stud, 1969 - 1972.