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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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AAH 312 - History of Modern Art


Prerequisites: AAH 121 -AAH 122  
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Art and Architectural History Core Concentration
A survey of modern art from 1863-1963 that examines the major movements of the historical avant-garde in painting, sculpture, and photography. Major themes include the construction of gender, the notion of the primitive, expression, approaches to abstraction, responses to the city, art and politics in the 1930s, and the post-World War II cultural shift from Europe to America. Aspects of modernism as an international phenomenon will be addressed by reference to work from the urban centers of Europe, central Europe and Russia, the USA, South America, and Asia.

3 credits
Fall



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