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How to Look at Great Art-Works in 34-36

How to Look at and Understand Great Art - Works Discussed in Lectures 34-36

Lecture 34: Dada Found Objects/Surreal Doodles and Dreams (14.10.2019)
Duchamp, Marcel. Bicycle Wheel. 1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913). The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Degas, Edgar. Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer. Executed c. 1880, cast 1922. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Degas, Edgar. The Tub. 1886. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Picasso, Pablo. Still Life with Chair Caning. 1912. Musee Picasso, Paris.
Duchamp, Marcel. Bottle Rack. 1914/1964. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Duchamp, Marcel. The Fountain. 1917/1964 (third version, replicated under the direction of the artist in 1964 by the Galarie Schwarz, Milan). Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Duchamp, Marcel. L.H.O.O.Q. 1919. Private collection.
Hoch, Hannah. Cut with the Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany. 1919-1920. Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Hausmann, Raoul. Spirit of Our Time (Mechanical Head). 1921. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Johns, Jasper. Painted Bronze II: Ale Cans. 1964. Private collection.
Dali, Salvador. The Persistence of Memory. 1931. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Magritte, Rene. The Difficult Crossing (La traversee difficile). 1926. Private collection.
Miro, Joan. The Hunter (Catalan Landscape). 1923-1924. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Calder, Alexander. La Spirale. 1958. Palais de L'Unesco, Paris.
Giacometti, Alberto. Man Walking (Version I). 1960. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

Lecture 35: Postmodernism - Focus on the Viewer (14.10.2019)
De Kooning, Willem. Gotham News. 1955. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Rauschenberg, Robert. Bed. 1955. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Rauschenberg, Robert. Estate. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.
Hamilton, Richard. Just What Is It That Makes Today's Home So Different, So Appealing? 1956. Kunsthalle Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany.
Hoch, Hannah. Cut with the Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany. 1919-1920. Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Warhol, Andy. 210 Coca-Cola Bottles. 1962. Daros Collection, Switzerland.
Wesselmann, Tom. Maquette for Belt Still Life. 1978. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Riley, Bridget. Blaze. 1964. Tate Gallery, London.
Vasarely, Victor. Vega-Nor. 1969. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Smith, Tony. Die. 1962. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
LeWitt, Sol. Wall Structure: Five Modules with One Cube, Black. 1965. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Mori, Moriko. Transcircle. 2004.
Malevich, Kazimir. The Black Square. c.1923. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.
Salle, David. Gericault's Arm. 1985. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Gericault, Theodore. Body Parts. Study of the arms and legs for the Raft of the Medusa. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France.

Lecture 36: Your Next Museum Visit - Do It Yourself! (14.10.2019)
Segal, George. The Holocaust. 1982. The Jewish Museum, New York.
Leonardo da Vinci. Last Supper. c.1495-1498. Santa Maria delle Grazie, Refectory, MIlan, Italy.
Del Castagno, Andrea. Last Supper and the Story of the Passion. Sant'Apollonia, Florence, Italy.
Boucher, Francois. Cupid a Captive. 1754. The Wallace Collection, London.
Michelangelo Buonarroti. Madonna and Child (Bruges Madonna). 1503-1505. Notre-Dame, Bruges, Belgium.
van Honthorst, Gerrit. Supper with Lute Player. c.1617. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Giotto di Bondone. The Lamentation of Christ. c.1305. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Courbet, Gustave. The Stone Breakers. 1849 (destroyed during World War II)
Pozzo, Andrea. Glorification of Saint Ignatius. 1691-1694. Church of San Ignazio, Rome.
Monet, Claude. The St. Lazare Station. 1877. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Van der Weyden, Rogier. The Magdalen Reading. Before 1438. The National Gallery, London.
Canova, Antonio. Paolina Borghese as Venus Victorious. 1805-1808. Galleria Borghese, Rome.
Braque, Georges. Still Life with Violin and Pipe (formerly Le Quotidien). 1913-1914. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Fragonard, Jean-Honore. The Swing. 1767. The Wallace Collection, London.
Salle, David. Aerialist. 1988.