American European Art 1850-1945
ARTH 275 - American European Art 1850-19453 hours This course will present a history of modern art in Europe and the United States by surveying major movements and highlighting important movements of aesthetic development from the mid 19th century to mid 20th century. It will examine popular movements such as Impressionism, breakthroughs such as Cubism, art responses to war such as Dada, and concluding with Surrealism. While focused mainly on two-dimensional media such as painting, drawing, and collage, the class will also address the significance of sculpture, photography, architecture and design that defined the modern era. (This class was formerly part of ARTH 250 Modernist and Contemporary Art.)This course will satisfy the fine arts core area requirement.