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CRITICAL THEORY DISCOURSE
brings together DVAA members to tackle challenging works of art theory and history led by DVAA Exhibitions & Programming Director, Bryant Girsch.

Have you always wanted a group to think through critical art theory with you? This is the group for you. Discuss short readings (that you read ahead of time) which are pertinent to the historical progression of how key players in the western “Art World” have shaped art.

Critical Theory Discourse is $10 for Premium Members, $15 for General Members, and includes wine and light refreshments.


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The Emergence of Modernism : August 29th 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This month's "Critical Theory Discourse" session will focus on the roots of Modernism by examining the writings of Greenberg (1960) and Mattick (2003).

To participate in this program, read the pdfs, and join the discussion with wine and cheese!

Critical Theory Discourse is $10 for Premium Members and $15 for General Members, and includes wine and snacks.


The first text that will be discussed is “Art In Its Time - Some Masks of Modernism” by Paul Mattick. The pdf is available for download below.


The second text that will be discussed is “Modernist Painting” by Clement Greenberg. The pdf is available for download below.