Marx Seminar – “Das Kapital”

Author’s Prefaces and Chapter 1 “Commodities” February 19, 2018 6-8pm at Sociale   RSVP Via Meetup.com or email criticaltheorychicago@gmail.com We start on our journey through Marx’s magnum opus “Capital,” where he seeks “to lay bare the economic law of motion of modern society.” Our approach will be multi-leveled. In addition to being the greatest political…

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

The title of this meetup comes from feminist critic Linda Nochlin’s 1971 essay of the same name. She posed her admittedly provocative question to bring attention to women’s accomplishments in art history. Her answer encompasses the nature of genius, the economics of artistic production, and the ways aesthetic standards are shaped. Nochlin, who had a…