Spring 2011

Survey of Contemporary Art Since 1945

Listed in: Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-92

Faculty

Lindsay Harris (Section 04)

Description

The course will survey the Visual Arts since World War II, primarily in the United States and Europe, but with some consideration of developments in the larger international arena.  Following a brief overview of modernism, the course will offer a detailed examination of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalist developments; Pop, Conceptual, and Environmental Art; renewed interest in painting and figuration, and the critical debate surrounding the subject of Postmodernism.  The survey will conclude by exploring key issues in art at the turn of the twenty-first century, such as the impact of globalization, digital technology, and the Internet on art and its production, display, and interpretation.

Offerings

2013-14: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 20112013-14: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 20112013-14: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 20112013-14: Offered in Spring 2014
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 20132013-14: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012
 

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