This lesson covers postmodern art that incorporates the body by artists Marina Abramović, Gonzalez-Torres, Nick Cave, and Wangechi Mutu.

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.

23-The-Postmodern-Body-in-Art-Presentation.pptx (17962 kB)
Lesson 23 Presentation in PowerPoint

23-The-Postmodern-Body-in-Art-Reading-List.docx (13 kB)
Lesson 23 Reading List in Word