Subject: Art History
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Art and Art History


What is Modernism? Modernity? Modern Art? How have these ideas affected our understanding in the nature of art and the role of the artist in society? How has Western art production of the past 100 years affected contemporary visual culture? What is the role of art and the artist in the 21st Century? This course will study the visual culture of the 20th century within the social and historical contexts in which it was created. It will also examine the critical vocabularies that have developed around the artistic and cultural legacy of Modernism.

Prerequisite(s): ARTH 120.3 and ARTH 121.3

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