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ARTH 341 20th Century Art and Culture: The Postmodern

A critical examination of international visual art and culture from the 1950s to the present; the role of art in consumerist society and the emergence of postmodernism.

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Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
  ARTH 341 001 Lecture 1 Mon 17:30 20:30

This course will provide a critical survey of twentieth century visual art practices from the 1950s to the present. By analyzing the multiple legacies of the early avant-garde and the development of the global art market, this course will consider the social, political, and philosophical questions raised by postmodernism and its formative influence on art after 1945. Movements to be covered include Conceptual art, Land art, Performance, installation, and other manifestations of the expanded field.