This lesson covers postmodernism with a focus on artists Cindy Sherman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, James Turrell, Damien Hirst, Nam June Paik, Kehinde Wiley, and Bruce Nauman.

Adapting Materials

For ease of adapting the materials, editable files are provided. Under additional files, you can download the presentation in PowerPoint and the reading list in Word.


This Art Appreciation OER was adapted from existing resources by Marie Porterfield Barry for the Fall 2019 semester as part of East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.

22-Postmodernism-Presentation.pptx (58508 kB)
Lesson 22 Presentation in PowerPoint

22-Postmodernism-Reading-List.docx (13 kB)
Lesson 22 Reading List in Word