Globalism 2: Contemporary World Art

Globalism 2: Contemporary World Art
April 18th, 2012


In the 1990s the contemporary art scene became much less provincial, and started to look beyond American shores for good contemporary art. This not only included Europe, but the entire rest of the world. We don’t have time to go back and see what was going on everywhere for the last sixty years, but we can do a survey of contemporary artists from the other continents.

After this class you should be able to

Recognize artwork by the following artists:

  • Komar and Melamid
  • Shadi Ghadirian
  • Ramin Haerizade
  • Tala Madani
  • Halim Al-Karim
  • Ahmed Alsoudani
  • Hayv Kahraman
  • Mona Hatoum
  • Marwan Rechmaoui
  • Wafa Hourani
  • Jeffar Khaldi
  • Adi Nes
  • Anish Kapoor
  • Tehching Hsieh
  • Xu Bing
  • Ai WeiWei
  • Cai Guo-Qiang
  • Yue Minjun
  • Lee Bul
  • William Kentridge
  • Jane Alexander#
  • El Anatsui
  • Felix González-Torres
  • Rirkrit Tiravanija
  • Ernesto Neto
  • Arturo Herrera
  • Jason deCaeirs Taylor
  • Gabriel Orozco

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