Thursday, October 4, 2012
Hal Foster on architect Rem Koolhaus
Hal Foster, Townsend Martin Class of 1917 Professor of Art and Archaeology, is a faculty member of the School of Architecture and an associate member of the Department of German; he also works with the programs of Media and Modernity and European Cultural Studies. Recent books include Art Since 1900 (2005), a co-authored textbook on 20th-century art; Prosthetic Gods (2004), concerning the relation between modernism and psychoanalysis; and Design and Crime (2002), on problems in contemporary art, architecture, and design. In fall 2011 two new volumes were published: The Art-Architecture Complex (Verso) and The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha (Princeton University Press).
Presented by the Theory & Media Studies Colloquium & Working Group on Contemporary Cultures.