Category Archives: Art, Theatre and Film

A close reading of Kuspit’s Avant-Guarde and Audience and Greenberg’s Avant-Guar

A close reading of Kuspit’s
Avant-Guarde and Audience and Greenberg’s Avant-Guarde and Kitsch. Relate the
readings to F. T. Marinetti’s “Futurist Serate” and “Zang Tumb Tuuum” (that I will support
with his “The Variety Theatre Manifesto”) and Marcel Duchamp’s readymade works,
focusing on “Fountain” and “The Three Standard Stoppages” (that I will support with his
essential writings, “The Creative Act” and “Apropos of “Readymades””). Through the
theorized claims of Kuspit and Greenberg, explore Marinetti’s and Duchamp’s role
in the progression of the avant-guarde.

Answer both question. The total length of the final: 3-5 pages. 1) What is a D

Answer both question. The total length of the final: 3-5 pages.
1) What is a Documentary? How does the approach to a documentary define the central thesis? Discuss the approach and the central thesis of all documentaries seen this semester.
2) If you were to film a documentary, what subject matter would you undertake? What would be your central theme and what kind of approach would you choose?
What are the positives and negatives to a biographical documentary?

In Art History fashion, make a PowerPoint of the presentation from a paper. It i

In Art History fashion, make a PowerPoint of the presentation from a paper. It is best not to be impromptu, because you will invariably miss some important points. This will also lay the groundwork for your final research paper. (The paper proposal is the template for the presentation, and the presentation is the template for your research paper so that you are not writing a research paper from scratch.