Unique in 5me, space, history Authen5city
Aura How did the introduc5on of photography change the experience of the work of art?” What did Walter Benjamin mean by the loss of ‘authen5city’ and ‘aura’ of the work of art? How do these images represent (or not) quali5es of authen5city and aura?
Donatello’s David, c.1440
Who are these men? In what ways were they engaged in theories or debates of art and technology? What role did these men play in the establishment modern design educa5on?
1 What is the rela5onship between these objects? What core themes of this course do they represent and how? [hint: be speciﬁc!]
What rela5onships can you draw between these images? How do they represent (or not) new approaches to design and typography in the inter-‐war period? How do these images expresses changing no5ons of art and technology?
What is the rela5onship between these two images? How was the cold war “fought” and what was the role of design “on the front line of defense”?
What rela5onships can be draw between these two images? In what ways do they both represent reac5ons to the modernist paradigm? How do they express larger cultural changes in this period?
“less is a bore”
What is the rela5onship between this image and this quote? What were some of the postmodernist objec5ons to modernism? What is “messy vitality” and how does it relate to the photograph above?
1 What is the rela5onship between these images? What was the idea behind the “Marshall Plan”? How was design and popular media used to promote “democracy” during the cold war?