A study of important developments in painting, sculpture and architecture during the modern period. The emergence of avant-garde practices and radical formal invention, the development of abstract art, relations between art and mass culture and the transformed function of the artist in modern society will be examined. Slide presentations, lectures, discussion. Prerequisite is one of the following: ARTH 100, one 200-level ARTH course or consent of instructor.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Modern Art, 1850-1970