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Elaine O'Brien 2014

Fall 2014 Courses:

Art 1C: Rococo to the Present

Art 109: Modern Art: See revisions

Art 116: Topics Seminar on Regional Art in the 1960s & '70s



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Student Health and Counseling Services at the Well

How to Visit an Art Museum

The Art Assignment

Hyperallergic

Art Fag City

Centre for the Aesthetic Revolution

ArtReview

Open Space (SFMoMA blog)

Rhizome

SmartHistory

Writing an Exhibition Review

Getty archive portal

Google Art Project

Lesley Stein's term paper

Hollie Trudeau's Art 109 term paper

Art Historians in Pop Culture: films, novels, TV


Metropolitan Museum Timeline of Art History

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

For fun: Vik Muniz on TED

Student Survey form

Sac State Art History curriculum
brochure

Art history internet sources
Metropolitan Museum of Art resources

Chicago manual of style online quick guide

Writing the Art History Paper (Dartmouth)


Art History Career
Information

Resources in Art History for students

Reading, Writing, and Researching Guide for College Students

Peer Review checklist for research papers

Web Gallery of Art

Free Art Videos:
Uncertainty, Modernity and Art (must be logged in to library services)
Interview of Wangechi Mutu
Interview of Mariko Mori
Art Through Time: A Global View

Art of the Western World

High definition images of paintings in the Louvre

Art:21 artist videos

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Film Screening: Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists
Thursday, December 4, 7:30-9:30pm in Mariposa Hall, Room 1000

Post-Screening Panel Discussion with Suzanne Adan
Irving Marcus and Mike Stevens

Film Trailer: click here

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Contact:
Elaine O'Brien Ph.D.
Professor of Modern & Contemporary Art

Office: 190 Kadema
Hours: TuTh 3-4, W 6-7 pm, and by appt.
Phone: 916 278 5704
Email: eobrien@csus.edu
Mailing address:
Sacramento State University
6000 J Street
Sacramento,CA 95819-6061

Professor O'Brien offers a sequence of undergraduate and graduate courses in theory and criticism, the art of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries, and a survey of Latin American and Latina/o art. Dr. O’Brien has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on global feminisms, global modernisms, and the work of under-represented artists. She was the lead editor of the 2012 anthology textbook, Modern Art in Africa, Asia, and Latin America: An Introduction to Global Modernisms, published by Wiley Blackwell and distributed internationally. Elaine’s current research project situates art produced and taught in California’s new public university art departments in the 1960s and ‘70s within the global and local context of that era’s sociopolitical revolutions: a theme that will be explored in her 2015 CAA session titled: Patron of Diversity: The Golden State, the People’s University and the ‘Rise of the Rest.’



Art 1C student, Michael Medina, at the Crocker Art Museum with Kim Squaglia's, Aquanaut, 2012, Oil and resin on wood panel. "I particularly like the layered circles [that] led me to look closer and see the other layers....The subject is also fittingly contemporary as according to the accompanying plaque, the work is modeled after echo-imaging and renderings of neurons, two things which are most definitely contemporary themselves."

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See the Crocker Art Museum Exhibition:
Our America: The Latino Presence
in American Art


SEPTEMBER 21 - January 11, 2015


Luis Jiménez, Man on Fire, 1969, fiberglass in acrylic
urethane resin on painted fiberboard base
, 106x80x29 in.


 

 

 

 
 

 

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