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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 394 The Modernist Impulse: Art 1900-1950

Fall, odd-numbered years

This course surveys the art of the first half of the 20th century, from early expressionist experiments such as Fauvism and German Expressionism, through Pollock and Post-World War II Abstract Expressionism. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing formal qualities of art and understanding how politics, economics, societal change, and the visual arts interrelate. Topics discussed include the trend toward abstraction, Cubism, Bauhaus design, Dada and the introduction of conceptual art, Surrealism, and the emergence of the New York School of painting. Prerequisite: One of the following: ART 101 , ART202, ART203, ART 204 , ART 205 , ART 391 , ART 393 .

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellation - Creativity & The Arts for “Generation Next”