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ENGL 790.401
also offered as: ARTH 794, COML787
Tuesday 1:30-4:30 pm


This seminar will be devoted to a series of artists who paint in the wake of photography. We will start with two nineteenth century painters--Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas—and then shift to the period between 1950 and the present. One or two weeks will be reserved for each of the following painters: Andy Warhol, Richard Artschwager, Vija Celmins, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Wilhelm Sasnal, and Luc Tuymans.


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