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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  


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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?  

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1   What  is  the  rela5onship  between  these  objects?   What  core  themes  of  this  course  do  they  represent  and  how?  [hint:  be  specific!]  

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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?    


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