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AH 261 - Art 1900 to Present

Campus: Chicago

Description:

The art of Western Europe and the United States from high Modernism and the historic avant-garde movements through post-modernism and the new media arts. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of art history at the 100-level or consent of the instructor.

Special Instructions:

A survey of seminal artworks, movements, texts, and exhibitions in Northern America and Europe since 1900. Particular attention will be paid to the aesthetic paradigm shifts following the major economic and political transformations as the collective responses to the ongoing crises. We will examine the history of art in different registers including the history of a medium such as painting, the aesthetics of art movements such as Surrealism, or the social conditions for the emergence of a particular artistic tendency such as relational aesthetics.Course Information: Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of art history at the 100-level or consent of the instructor.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Summer


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