ART 103 Art History: Modern Art

Credits: 3.00

An investigation of modern change and diversity as reflected in the art and architecture of Europe and America from the Industrial Revolution to the present. The response of artists to new technologies and the advancement of mass media will be examined both aesthetically and in relationship to the historical, social, and technological contexts in which they were created. Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Dada, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, and Neo-Expressionism are among the styles addressed in the course. Comparative study of evolving social contexts will be examined through individual works and artists offering students a broader perspective of human experience throughout Industrial, Post-Industrial and Information Ages. This course meets General Education Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage; Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility and the Arts; and Core Goal 12: Global Perspectives & Diversity

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Last Updated: 09/29/2017