Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jun 15, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAH 340 - European Modern Art, 1880-1940

Course Units: 1
(Not Offered this Academic Year) Major developments in modernism primarily in Europe. Traces the emergence of modernist visual vocabularies in painting, graphic arts, photography, sculpture, architecture, and “decorative arts” ranging from ranging from Van Gogh’s post-impressionism, through the cubist art of Picasso and Dali’s dream-like surrealism. Topics include the transformations of traditional modes of art making, the proliferation of movements and “-isms,” the political functions of art and exhibitions, film as an art, and the rise of abstraction. Visual and textual analysis. Prerequisite(s): at least one art history course, or permission of the instructor. CC: HUM, LCC



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