Session Seven (7 June 2018)
Europhobia and the USA

- Joseph Beuys, I Like America and America Likes Me, 1974

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Required Reading:

Sieg, Katrin. Excerpt from “Winnetou’s Grandchildren: Indian Identification, Ethnic Expertise, White Embodiment” in Ethnic Drag: Performing Race, Nation, Sexuality in West Germany. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002. (136-150)

Strauss, David Levi. “American Beuys: ‘I Like America & America Likes Me’” Art Criticism 8, no. 1 (1993): 1-12.

Further Reading (optional):

Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. “Beuys: The Twilight of the Idol.” Neo-Avantgarde and Culture Industry: Essays on European and American Art from 1955 to 1975. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (41-64)