Leader: Leigh Astbury
Clayton Second semester 2006 (Day)
Synopsis: The unit will move from the American context of The Field exhibition of 1968 to the 'pluralisms' of the 1970s: minimalism, performance art and feminism. The focus on the 1980s and 1990s will address some of the following: appropriation, nomadology, neo-expressionism, recent developments in abstraction, installation, gay art, angry women, theoretical issues and current architecture.
Assessment: First seminar paper (2500 words): 25% + Second seminar paper (3000 words): 35% + Research essay (3500 words): 40%
Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week